Space Weather News for Sept. 9, 2014
This morning (Sept. 9th at 00:30 UT) the magnetic canopy of sunspot
AR2158 erupted, producing a long-duration solar flare and a bright
CME. The CME, which billowed away from the sun at nearly 1,000 km/s,
has an Earth-directed component. A glancing blow is possible during
the late hours of Sept. 11/early hours of Sept. 12. High-latitude sky
watchers should be alert for auroras when the storm cloud arrives.
Check http://spaceweather.com for more information and updates.
AURORA ALERTS are available from http://spaceweathertext.com (text)
and http://spaceweatherphone.com (voice).
Good Clear Skies
Colin James Watling
Various Voluntary work-Litter Picking for Parish Council (Daytime) and
also a friend of Kessingland Beach (Watchman)
Lyra Website: https://sites.google.com/site/lyrasociety/
Real Astronomer and head of the Comet section for LYRA (Lowestoft and
Great Yarmouth Regional Astronomers) also head of K.A.G (Kessingland
Astronomy Group) and Navigator (Astrogator) of the Stars (Fieldwork)