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GEOMAGNETIC STORM: A G1-class geomagnetic storm is brewing on March 14th as Earth enters a zone of negative-polarity solar wind. Magnetic fields in this region point south, a condition which can open a crack in Earth’s magnetosphere. Arctic sky watchers should be alert for auroras as solar wind pours through the opening.

Planetary K-index
Now: Kp= 5 storm
24-hr max: Kp= 5
explanation | more data


Sunspot number: 43

On March 14, 2016, the NASA all-sky camera network reported 10 fireballs. (10 sporadics)

On March 15, 2016, there were 1687 Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs).

Recent & Upcoming Earth-asteroid encounters:

2016 EM156
Mar 16
1.4 LD
13 m
2016 ES85
Mar 16
3.1 LD
5 m
2016 EW85
Mar 16
1.4 LD
13 m

See also: Space Weather Conditions

More Information:

USAF/NOAA  3-day Report of Solar and Geophysical Activity Report and Forecast  – Updates
WSA-Enlil Solar Wind Prediction
Recently Reported Solar Events
SolarSoft’s “latest events”
The Latest Worldwide Meteor / Fireball Reports

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