Friday, March 24, 2023

detected green (St Thomas)

Winding down. Tired. Was reading in bed the last few pages of No Country for Old Men.

Another notification from SPWC!

What the hey?!

ALERT:  Geomagnetic K-index of 8 (G4)
Date    2023-03-24 00:18
ALERT:  Geomagnetic K-index of 8, 9-
Threshold Reached: 2023 Mar 24 0404 UTC

Active Warning:  Yes

NOAA Scale:  G4 - Severe

Potential Impacts:  Area of impact primarily poleward of 45 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.

Aurora may be seen as low as Alabama and northern California.

Put some pants on.

Had a look.

I thought I could detect green with just my Mark I eyeballs.

I've never seen kp index 8 before!

Wow. We're gettin' a heck of a show.

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