Space Weather

07 Apr 2010

Space Weather is the way of "predicting" solar activity. Great for catching auroras, at least here in northern North America.

Helpful for Aurora sightings:

Solar X-rays:
Geomagnetic Field:


This is the complete graph for the solar activity. The higher, the better for viewing auroras. I don't invent anything here, all the plots and graphs come from the same source. No image magic from me here.

The graph below is updated every 3 hours.

And then there is the forecast for the next few hours:

Aurora forecast

As well as where to find dark skies to enjoy the show:

Short term forecast for the southern Prairies Current Regional Weather