[Ips-wgr] SWS Weekly Geo. Report (22 August 19) issued 0154 UT on 22 Aug 2019
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Thu Aug 22 11:54:54 EST 2019
SUBJ: SWS WEEKLY GEOPHYSICAL REPORT
ISSUED ON 22 AUGUST 2019, BY Space Weather Services,
FROM THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE
1. SUMMARY (13 AUGUST - 21 AUGUST)
K indices are in UT (0-24). For conversion to local time:
AEST = UT + 10 hours; ACST = UT + 9.5 hours; AWST = UT + 8 hours
Date K-INDICES A
13 Aug 2212 2211 5
14 Aug 1112 1001 2
15 Aug 1110 1001 1
16 Aug 1122 2200 4
17 Aug 1111 0100 1
18 Aug 1221 0100 2
19 Aug 1111 0000 1
20 Aug 1210 1101 2
21 Aug 1110 1100 1
*estimated from real time data
NOTE: Indices may have been generated from data obtained in
cooperation with the following organisations: Geoscience Australia,
University of Newcastle Space Physics Group, Australian Government
Antarctic Division and International Center for Space Weather
Science and Education, Japan.
Quiet to unsettled conditions.
2. FORECAST (22 AUGUST - 21 SEPTEMBER)
No strong recurrent patterns, however mild activity may be experienced on:
Best Quiet Periods:
22-25 Aug, 28-30 Aug, 4-5 Sep, 7-8 Sep, 10-17 Sep.
3. FORECAST FOR HIGH RESOLUTION AEROMAGNETIC SURVEYS
Northern Australian Regions:
Disturbed Periods: None.
Best Quiet Periods: 22-27 Aug, 07-17 Sep.
Central Australian Regions:
Mildly disturbed Periods: 01-03 Sept
Best Quiet Periods: 22-27 Aug, 29-30 Aug, 07-17 Sep.
Southern Australian Regions:
Disturbed Periods: 01-03 Sep.
Best Quiet Periods: 22-27 Aug, 29-30 Aug, 7-17 Sep.
Pc3 pulsations are high frequency (10-45 second period) variations
of the Earths magnetic field. Daily pc3-indices are the daily sum of
20 minute pc3-indices for that station and have been shown to be well
correlated with rejection of high resolution aeromagnetic survey
Geomagnetic activity can frequently be determined by short timescale
solar events that cannot be forecast a week in advance, particularly
at solar maximum.
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