Friday, 20 April 2018 - 13:04 UTC
The anticipated coronal hole solar wind stream has arrived at our planet and packed quite a punch. Active geomagnetic conditions (Kp4) were expected but the solar wind conditions were so impressive it was enough for us to reach the moderate G2 geomagnetic storm threshold which equals a Kp of 6 and some impressive auroral displays around the globe.
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 - 13:57 UTC
Solar activity has been pretty boring lately with no solar flares or sunspot regions really worth mentioning. A tiny region with a reverse magnetic polarity did appear a few days ago which likely belonged to the next solar cycle but it faded away pretty quickly. It is normal for sunspot regions from two solar cycles to overlap around solar minimum but it does show we are closing in on true solar minimum. This combined with the fact that we are hardly seeing any sunspots or flaring activity at the moment means this solar cycle might be a shorter than average cycle.
Friday, 6 April 2018 - 19:07 UTC
A familiar coronal hole has returned! It is a thin east-west aligned northern hemisphere coronal hole close to the solar equator that is facing our planet today.
Thursday, 5 April 2018 - 15:40 UTC
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Monday, 26 March 2018 - 13:17 UTC
A southern extension of the northern hemisphere polar coronal faces Earth today.
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 14:17 UTC
There has been a lot of crazy news going around about a possible severe geomagnetic storm today and tomorrow which could knock out satellites, cause problems with your health and damage power grids and other total made up nonsense like equinox cracks in the Sun. Fake news if you'd like.
Sunday, 11 March 2018 - 12:53 UTC
A thin east-west aligned northern hemisphere coronal hole is facing our planet today.
Saturday, 10 March 2018 - 10:23 UTC
The coronal mass ejection that we discussed back on Wednesday arrived yesterday evening at Earth.
Wednesday, 7 March 2018 - 16:31 UTC
There has been a little bit of a hype on social media about a possible earth-directed coronal mass ejection (CME) coming our way. The plasma cloud isn't a myth and comes from a strange eruption late on 5 March but it was hardly noticeable on SDO.
Friday, 23 February 2018 - 14:46 UTC
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