A incoming CME shock swept past our planet at 03:25 UTC. A geomagnetic sudden impulse of 31 nT was detected by the Boulder, Colorado magnetometer. The ACE Spacecraft did show a solar wind increase to near 400 km/s. Minor geomagnetic activity will be possible at very high latitudes. Stay tuned for more updates!
speed: 388.7 km/sec
density: 9.3 protons/cm3
Now: Kp= 4 unsettled
24-hr max: Kp= 4 unsettled
Interplanetary Mag. Field
Btotal: 8.8 nT
Bz: 5.7 nT north
SOHO’s LASCO C2 captured image of still unidentified object heading toward Sun. Looks like a stargazing comet at first look. Stay tuned for more updates!
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