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16 day's blank, 1 for 2019 100%

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January 1st 2019:

Thermosphere climate index: 36.1 billion watts.

Kp index for 24 hour period=3=quiet.

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Sunspot ar2732 is a decaying spot from cycle 24 and poses no threats for solar flares.

Solar flux 72sfu

Kp index for 24hr period=2=quiet.

Solar wind speed and density quite low end today.

First auroras of 2019 have been sighted in Finland.

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On 03/08/2018 at 10:37, drgl said:

It looks spotless now, can't see a thing yet Space Weather claims there is a small spot! Must be a single pixel! I'm going for 220 spotless days :)

If only today's spot had arrived a little earlier!! Not a bad guess 😄

 

I wonder what 2019 will bring?? I'm going for 260-280 spotless days days....

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17 hours ago, drgl said:

If only today's spot had arrived a little earlier!! Not a bad guess 😄

 

I wonder what 2019 will bring?? I'm going for 260-280 spotless days days....

Kudos to you my friend.

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65% chance of g1 solar flare to hit earths magnetic field 5th Jan, auroras will be visible in arctic circle aided by dark skies thanks to new moon.

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Kp index for 24 hour period=1=quiet.

Radio sun: 72 sfu

Jan 2nd thermosphere: 36.7 billion watts.

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2018 my estimation was min 196 guaranteed with a chance of 220 being reached.  This is start of minina and not minima as Gav suggested on his winter videos.  This year could be extraordinary.....

Re the solar wind hit 5th, we could see some tweaks to the trough about to dive SE down the North Sea 7-10 Jan.  I Think it’ll get upgraded in effect on East UK

 

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January 4th 2019:

Thermosphere climate index:  36.6 billion watts.

Kp index: for 24hr period=3=quiet.

Radio sun 72sfu.

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SOLAR WIND IGNITES BIG AURORAS: Earth is entering a stream of solar wind flowing from a large hole in the sun's atmosphere. First contact on Jan. 4th ignited big auroras around the Arctic Circle. Alexander Kuznetsov sends this picture from Rovaniemi, Finland.

 

bigauroras_strip Friday 4th January Auroas around the Arctic Circle -picture form Rovaniemi, Finland.jpg

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We are having a slow start to the 2019 due to a lingering sunspot. 

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1 hour ago, karyo said:

We are having a slow start to the 2019 due to a lingering sunspot. 

Well if 7 hours continuous last night is a slow start I say bring it on when it does pick up a bit 😃

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3 minutes ago, Paul Sherman said:

Well if 7 hours continuous last night is a slow start I say bring it on when it does pick up a bit 😃

I think he means a slow start spotless wise...

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1 minute ago, JeffC said:

I think he means a slow start spotless wise...

Ah ok - Sorry Jeff I got the wrong end of the stick there lol

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4 minutes ago, Paul Sherman said:

Ah ok - Sorry Jeff I got the wrong end of the stick there lol

So long as both ends are clean everyone's a winner!

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20 hours ago, JeffC said:

I think he means a slow start spotless wise...

Indeed. The sunspot is still there today.

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THE NITROGEN FRINGE: Over the weekend, a high-speed stream of solar wind buffeted Earth's magnetic field, sparking big green auroras around the Arctic Circle. Last night in Utsjoki, Finland, Tiina Salonen of Aurora Holidays noticed something extra--a fringe of pink.

 

nitrogen_strip Finland aurora.jpg

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At long last we have the first spotless day of 2018! 😀

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9 minutes ago, karyo said:

At long last we have the first spotless day of 2018! 😀

Or even 2019 😁 don't fret I did that the other day when signing a form. Which meant I had to rewrite the whole thing! 

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Sunspot number: 0

Current Stretch: 1 day
2019 total: 1 day (12%)

The Radio Sun
10.7 cm flux: 72 sfu

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2 hours ago, JeffC said:

Or even 2019 😁 don't fret I did that the other day when signing a form. Which meant I had to rewrite the whole thing! 

Oh yes, it will take me a couple of weeks to adjust! haha

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2 day's blank. 2 for 2019 22%

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Posted (edited)

8th january:

Thermosphere climate index: 33.8 billion watts.

Kp index 24hr period=2=quiet.

Edited by Minus 10

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Next few moths will give us a clue about cycle 25. Sunspot count is projected to rise soon, hopefully the spotless days keep coming though.

cycles23_24.png

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