Monday, June 22, 2015
Geomagnetic Alert and Possible Aurora 22-23 June 2015
Aurora can occur at any time after nightfall (although around midnight or just after seems to be common). Dark sky sites have the best chance of seeing anything, and always allow around 5 minutes for your eyes to become dark adapted.
As always look to the south for shifting red/green glows, beams have been reported consistently over the last few aurora and a large green "blob" has been seen.
The all sky aurora camera in Southern Tasmania at Cressy may be helpful (but has been acting up).
SUBJ: IPS GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING 15/24
ISSUED AT 0430UT/22 JUNE 2015
BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE.
Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) have been observed during the past
48 hours which are expected to impact the Earth in the latter
half of the UT day of 22 June. The latter of these CMEs is expected
to have direct impact at Earth and result in major to severe
INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED
DUE TO CORONAL MASS EJECTION
FROM 22-23 JUNE 2015
GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY FORECAST
22 Jun: Storm Levels
23 Jun: Storm Levels
Further monitoring at
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