Activity summary of the solar and geophysical activity

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Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary 2018 Feb 17 0245 UTC
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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary

SGAS Number 048 Issued at 0245Z on 17 Feb 2018 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 16 Feb
A. Energetic Events
Begin  Max  End  Rgn   Loc   Xray  Op 245MHz 10cm   Sweep
None
B. Proton Events
None.
C. Geomagnetic Activity Summary
The geomagnetic field was unsettled.
D. Stratwarm
Not available
E. Daily Indices: (real-time preliminary/estimated values)
10 cm 072  SSN 012  Afr/Ap 007/007   X-ray Background A4.3
Daily Proton Fluence (flux accumulation over 24 hrs)
GT 1 MeV 1.4e+06   GT 10 MeV 1.6e+04 p/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-15 satellite synchronous orbit W135 degrees)
Daily Electron Fluence
GT 2 MeV 6.20e+04 e/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-15 satellite synchronous orbit W135 degrees)
3 Hour K-indices
Boulder 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 2 Planetary 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 
F. Comments
  None.
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (593.7 km/sec.)

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 30%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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