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C1 solar flare, earth-directed CME

dinsdag 28 september 2021 - 14:10 UTC

C1 solar flare, earth-directed CME

A Type II radio emission was observed today at 06:20 UTC. It came from an amazing looking eruption around sunspot region 2871. While the eruption only peaked at C1.6, it was a long duration event which disturbed a large part of the corona.

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Coronal hole faces Earth

maandag 20 september 2021 - 19:03 UTC

Coronal hole faces Earth

A southern hemisphere coronal hole is currently facing our planet. The coronal hole stretches all the way to the solar equator and is sending a stream of high speed solar wind towards our planet.

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M4.7 solar flare, G1 storm

zaterdag 28 augustus 2021 - 12:48 UTC

M4.7 solar flare, G1 storm

We have had a quiet summer when it comes to space weather but our Sun is starting to kick into a higher gear right as autumn approaches for us on the northern hemisphere.

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C3.0 solar flare with earth-directed CME

vrijdag 27 augustus 2021 - 13:31 UTC

C3.0 solar flare with earth-directed CME

Sunspot region 2859 produced a long duration C3.0 solar flare yesterday which launched a coronal mass ejection into space. The plasma cloud has a good chance to impact our planet in a few days time.

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Coronal hole faces Earth

zondag 11 juli 2021 - 16:39 UTC

Coronal hole faces Earth

A large northward extension of the southern hemisphere polar coronal hole is currently facing our planet.

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First X-class solar flare of Solar Cycle 25

zaterdag 03 juli 2021 - 15:03 UTC

First X-class solar flare of Solar Cycle 25

An X-class solar flare (R3-moderate) has just peaked! The maximum measured X-ray flux was X1.59 to be precise and the solar flare peaked at 14:29 UTC. Sunspot region 2838 is the source of this eruption. The solar flare seems fairly impulsive and due to the location of the sunspot region, any ejecta is unlikely to be earth-directed.

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M flares, G2 geomagnetic storm watch

maandag 24 mei 2021 - 13:57 UTC

M flares, G2 geomagnetic storm watch

Our Sun has been moderately active the past few days! Sunspot region 2824 produced numerous C-class events and three M-class solar flares during the past few days. An M1.4 solar flare on Saturday, 22 May was the strongest solar flare it produced. A couple of these C and M-class solar flares were eruptive and produced coronal mass ejections which could have an earth-directed component.

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C3 solar flare with earth-directed CME

donderdag 22 april 2021 - 17:23 UTC

C3 solar flare with earth-directed CME

Sunspot region 2816 produced a long duration C3.9 solar flare which was associated with both Type II and IV radio sweeps. The solar flare peaked at 04:35 UTC and launched a coronal mass ejection into space.

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M1.1 solar flare

dinsdag 20 april 2021 - 18:26 UTC

M1.1 solar flare

Surprise surprise! Sunspot region 2816 produced an M1.1 solar flare which peaked at 23:42 UTC. This is the first M-class solar flare since 29 November and the third M-class solar flare of Solar Cycle 25 thus far. Our Sun decided to wake up as we now all of a sudden have three numbered sunspot regions on the earth-facing solar disk.

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Geomagnetic storming, coronal hole

woensdag 03 maart 2021 - 11:06 UTC

Geomagnetic storming, coronal hole

We're having a couple of very interesting days at the moment with us occasionally reaching geomagnetic storm conditions. Two days ago we managed to reach the moderate G2 geomagnetic storm threshold and earlier this morning we hit the minor G1 geomagnetic storm threshold. All of this geomagnetic activity is the result of a high speed solar wind stream from a coronal hole flowing past our planet.

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