[AusNOG] Solar flare
mmc at mmc.com.au
Thu Mar 8 16:59:40 EST 2012
On 08/03/2012, at 4:40 PM, Paul Brooks wrote:
> And to think I held off posting anything when the alert came through, thinking astronomical discussions would be uninteresting!
Most networking people I know are into some or all of:
- Ham Radio
- Gliding/Powered Aircraft/Remote Control aircraft
So, unlikely that these are that far from most people's interests.
> If your satellite dishes haven't blown away or floated away in the floods, or been affected by rain-fade within the atmosphere, then the solar wind may well fix your quiet evening.
> If you have an interest in being alerted to this sort of thing in the future , www.spaceweather.com has a mailing list you can subscribe to.
> This came through at 2:11am this morning, local Sydney time....
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Another Major Flare
>> Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:11:44 -0600
>> From: SpaceWeather.com <swlist at spaceweather.com>
>> To: SpaceWeather.com <swlist at spaceweather.com>
>> Space Weather News for March 7, 2012
>> SOLAR ACTIVITY: Big sunspot AR1429 has unleashed another major flare--an X5-class eruption on March 7th at 00:28 UT. As a result of the blast, a radiation storm is underway and a CME will likely hit Earth's magnetic field in a day or so. Geomagnetic storms are already in progress at high latitudes due to earlier eruptions from the active sunspot. Last night, auroras were spotted over several northern-tier US states including Michigan and Wisconsin. Check http://spaceweather.com for updates and images.
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> Lots of pretty pictures of CMEs and auroras at www.spaceweather.com.
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