Coronal mass ejection impact, New website feature!

Friday, 17 May 2024 17:03 UTC

Coronal mass ejection impact, New website feature!

A coronal mass ejection impact was detected at DSCOVR around 12:40 UTC today. The north-south direction of the interplanetary magnetic field (Bz) flipped southward to about -12nT to -12nT. A minor G1 geomagnetic storm watch is in effect for the remainder of the day.

New feature! Switch from UTC to your local time on our graphs!

You can now switch from UTC time to your local time zone on our interactive graphs like the solar wind and solar flare graphs! This is a much requested feature that will make life easier for those who have trouble with UTC time. The video below shows you what to do if you want to switch to local time, or back to UTC time.

Basically, all you need to do is click or press on the clock which you can find on our website and the iOS/Android app. After pressing once, the new times will be displayed. Graphs in the archive and the Kp dial will always remain in UTC time.

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