Thanks Alan - weve had nightly pretty strong Green Auroras here in North
Alberta for this past 5 days so it will be interesting...
Not tonight though - its snowing :-(
Laurence in VE6
> On May 5, 2015, at 17:32, Alan Melia <[email protected]> wrote:
> The filament event has thrown off a CME which is sheduled to impact the
> magnetosphere around 1800z on the 6th. The NOAA animation is quite dramatic
> and it looks like we will get it dead centre. the radio effect of this is
> somewhat dependent on the direction of the field when it arrives, but expect
> aurora and reduced LF signal levels from 6/7th for some following nights.
> The region numbered 2335 I think which is fairly central has thrown off an
> X2.7 flare just after 2300z. Expect another possible CME arriving any time
> after 2400z on the 7/8th. If both of these reconnect we could experience long
> period of poor LF propagation.
> http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/wsa-enlil-solar-wind-prediction for the
> NOAA animation.