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This page last updated August 08, 2020.

CURRENT SPACE WEATHER

Definition

The National Space Weather Program wrote, "Space weather refers to conditions on the Sun and in the space environment that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems, and can endanger human life or health."1

Current Space Weather

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Explanation of Space Weather Indicators Seen Above

An explanation of space weather indicators appears on a separate page.

Please go to Space Weather Indicators for the explanation. It will assist your understanding of space weather.

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at: NOAA Space Weather Scales.

Today's Sun!

August 08, 2020

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SIDC Info

August 08, 2020

SIDC reports during last 24 hours only one C-class flare was reported. The C1.5 flare that peaked at 03:49 UT this morning, originated from the NOAA AR 2770. No obvious on-disc signatures of the possibly associated CME were observed. More will be reported when coronagraph data become available. NOAA AR 2770 has still beta configuration of its photospheric magnetic field, and might be the source of B-class or isolated C-class flares in the coming hours.

During last 24 hours there were no Earth directed CMEs.

Solar protons remained at the background level.

Solar wind speed is presently about 420 km/s, and the interplanetary magnetic field magnitude is 4 nT.

Finally, SIDC reports geomagnetic conditions are quiet, and we expect them to stay so in the coming hours.

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