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Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary 2017 Oct 17 0245 UTC
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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar and Geophysical Activity Summary

SGAS Number 290 Issued at 0245Z on 17 Oct 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 16 Oct
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 mostly quiet with an isolated unsettled period.
D. Stratwarm
Not available
E. Daily Indices: (real-time preliminary/estimated values)
10 cm 071  SSN 000  Afr/Ap 006/007   X-ray Background A3.4
Daily Proton Fluence (flux accumulation over 24 hrs)
GT 1 MeV 8.8e+06   GT 10 MeV 1.4e+04 p/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-13 satellite synchronous orbit W74 degrees)
Daily Electron Fluence
GT 2 MeV 1.20e+09 e/(cm2-ster-day)
(GOES-13 satellite synchronous orbit W74 degrees)
3 Hour K-indices
Boulder 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 Planetary 1 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 
F. Comments
  The greater than 2 MeV electron fluence was at very
high levels on 16 October.
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 30%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waning Crescent

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