Solar activity update

Geomagnetic storm / Solar Watch - January 18, 2013

Two Coronal Mass Ejections (CME's) are expected to impact the earth in the next 24 hours and a G1-Class Geomagnetic storm will be possible shortly after. Solar activity is expected to go quiet again after these active regions rotate off the earth-facing disk over the

January 18, 2013

CME impact & G3 class geomagnetic storm - October 1, 2012

The September 28th Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) impacted Earth's magnetic field at 22:20 UTC last night, September 30, 2012 sparking strong Geomagnetic storms at high latitudes today. The Bz component of the interplanetary magnetic field (IMF) sharply deviated to -35

October 01, 2012

Monster sunspot M-flare attack / Solar Watch July 5, 2012

Monster Sunspot 1515 continues to unleash impulsive M-Class solar flares. In the last 24 hours 12 M-Class flare eruptions have been reported. Active Region 11513 produced an M 1.8 flare at 16:39 UTC and the resulting eruption has sent a coronal mass ejection headed

July 05, 2012

Huge coronal hole rotating to the Earth side - Solar Watch May 27, 2012

Solar activity is currently classified as quiet with only C-Class flares detected from a new Active Region 11492. A large coronal hole will be rotating the earth side of the disk over the next 36-48 hours and is one of the largest for the year as seen from the Stereo

May 27, 2012

G1 Class Geomagnetic Storm / Solar Watch April 13, 2012

G1 Geomagnetic Storm is now in progress due to the arrival of a high speed solar wind stream from coronal hole (CH512) buffeting the earths magnetic field.New Sunspot group 1455 continues to grow rapidly without producing anything of significance as yet but there may

April 13, 2012

Aurora borealis seen from International Space Station

NASA Earth Observatory released amazing videos of March auroras seen from International Space Station (ISS). The sequence of shots to create this video was taken by the crew of Expedition 30 on January 25, 2012 from 09:27:08 to 09:32:16 GMT, on a pass from northwestern

March 17, 2012

Targeting coronal hole (CH507) - Volcano / Earthquake Watch March 16-20, 2012

Targeting Coronal Hole (CH507) which covers a large region across the solar corona. After analysis i have isolated (3°S - 6°N Latitude) for a potential 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake.Areas that could be in line for this event are: Nicobar Islands- India Region, Northern

March 14, 2012

Prominence eruption and CME impact - March 12, 2012

A spectacular Filament Eruption (Prominence) ripped off the lower southeast quadrant of the Sun today and large Coronal Mass Ejection followed but is not heading for the earth. Video by: Solarwatcher.netFilaments are large regions that contain very dense, cool

March 12, 2012

Solar tsunami - massive filament eruption / solar watch Feb 24, 2012 (Video)

A Huge Magnetic Filament has lifted off the solar corona producing a spectacular eruption. This disturbance has an associated solar tsunami (Hyder Flare). Shortly after a significant halo coronal mass ejection (CME) was observed and it appears will have components

February 24, 2012

CME Impact / Geomagnetic storm - Jan 22, 2012 (Video)

Jan, 22, 2012 - CME Impact / Geomagnetic storm.ACE Spacecraft telemetry has recorded a sudden solar wind increase to 540 km/s. A geomagnetic sudden impulse to 30nT was recorded at 06:00 UTC. This indicates the arrival of the expected Coronal Mass Ejection (CME).

January 22, 2012

Active region 11402 - M1 flare & full halo CME / Solar watch Jan 17, 2012 (Video)

A very long duration C6.4 event was detected around Active Region 11402. A Full-Halo Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) was produced shortly after. This CME will hit Venus during the late hours of Jan. 18th. This CME might deliver a glancing blow to Earth's magnetic field

January 17, 2012

Active region 11389 - CME Impact / Solar Watch Dec 29, 2011 (Video)

New active active region 11389 rotated into view off the south-eastern limb on Wednesday. This region is crackling with C-Class flares, the largest being a C7.2 today.Strong CME impact was detected by the ACE Spacecraft Thursday morning. A possible geomagnetic storm

December 29, 2011

Filament Eruptions / Solar Watch - Dec 12, 2011 (Video)

Large Filament: A very large solar filament channel that measures longer than 300,000 miles, visible across the entire northeast quadrant erupted and producing a large solar disturbance and sent out a significant coronal mass ejection which may be heading earths

December 12, 2011

Full Halo CME + Proton Flare / Solar Watch Nov 27, 2011 (Video)

Full Halo CME / S1 Minor Radiation Storm:At 07:00 UT, a magnetic filament exploded in the northwest quadrant of the solar corona, causing a powerful Coronal Mass Ejection. Analysis of the Lasco C2 and in the latest STEREO Ahead/Behind COR2 images, it does appear

November 27, 2011

CME Impact / Solar Watch Nov 23, 2011 (Video)

A sharp jolt on Earth's magnetosphere at 07.44 UTC yesterday (Nov 22nd) appears to have been caused by a Halo coronal mass ejection released from the solar corona back on November 20th. Solar activity remains low with the largest flare in the past 24 hours being a C4.9

November 23, 2011

Huge Filament Eruption & M1.1 Flare / Solar Watch Nov 10, 2011 (Video)

A magnetic filament eruption that was detected as an M1.1 solar flare took place at 13:35 UTC Wednesday morning between active regions 11342 and 11342. A powerful Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) ensued and components may be Earth Directed where impact is expected November

November 10, 2011

X1.9 Class Flare / Solar Watch Nov 4, 2011 (Video)

X-FLARE: Earth-orbiting satellites have just detected an X2-class solar flare. The source is huge sunspot AR11339. The strong X1.9 Solar Flare was recorded at 20:46 UTC Thursday evening. Associated with this flare was an R3 Level Radio Blackout and a 10cm Radio Burst

November 04, 2011

G1 geomagnetic storm in progress (Video)

Solar activity picking up: sunspot is emerging over the sun's NE limb. Yesterday it unleashed three M-class solar flares and hurled a coronal mass ejections into space. Geoeffective solar activity could increase in the days ahead as the sun's rotation turns the sunspot

November 01, 2011