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CME impact, M1.5 solar flare

The long duration C-class solar flare coronal mass ejection from two days ago arrived much earlier than expected. A distinct jump in the solar wind and IMF parameters were detected this morning at ACE which can only be the arrival of the 18 September coronal mass ejection.

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