Re: Special Solar Activity statement - 11/7/04
- View SourceWill we see it in No. Cal? It seems to get cloudy here whenever
there is a big event like this.
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> G-5 (extreme) geomagnetic storm in progress
> S-2 (moderate) solar radiation storm in progress
> Aurora are currently being seen as far south as Colorado and Utah.
> This is a result of the impact of the CME from the M5 flare a few
> ago. The Interplanetary Magnetic Field swung hard south with theimpact.
> Solar wind speed : 727.1 km/sec
> Solar wind density : 4.4 protons/cc
> IMF : 27.0 nT
> IMF Orientation : 25 nT South
- View SourceAurora were photographed in Utah, so it was possible you could've seen
it. Aurora were spotted as far south as NC, and some pretty darn good
aurora in NC at that! That was the strongest geomagnetic storm I've
seen in a long time. It was a good one!
- View SourceI didn't have to see it to know. It was cloudy. It always is this
time of year with an 'event' like that.
> Aurora were photographed in Utah, so it was possible you could've