Solar Ac tivity Report for 12/08/04
- Some brief geomagnetic storm conditions have been seen over the last
couple of days, but not enough to cause any aurora to speak of.
Everything looks pretty quiet for the time being, with the lone
visible sunspot region, region 708, about to rotate over the western
limb of the solar disk. With no coronal holes in a position to send
anything our way, The next few days should be quite uneventful.
The current solar and geomagnetic conditions are :
NOAA sunspot number : 40
SFI : 81
A index : 11
K index : 2
Solar wind speed : 429.9 km/sec
Solar wind density : 0.6 protons/cc
Solar wind pressure : 0.2 nPa
IMF : 4.9 nT
IMF Orientation : 3.7 nT North
GOES-12 Background X-ray Flux level : A9
Conditions for the last 24 hours :
No space weather storms were observed for the past 24 hours.
Forecast for the next 24 hours :
No space weather storms are expected for the next 24 hours.
Solar activity forecast :
Solar activity is expected to be very low to low. An isolated C-class
flare is possible.
Geomagnetic activity forecast :
The geomagnetic field is expected to be quiet to unsettled with
isolated active periods.
Recent significant solar flare activity :