Rising fluxes of cosmic rays inside the solar system

Kari Baba

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Unfortunately I only have the link on Facebook, but my friend posts relevant information about the earth's magnetic field every day. It is definitely interesting enough to stay on my screen, also because it has already reported various satellite outages. I think his work is very good and I will definitely keep an eye on his side.

VAN ALLEN (MAGNETOSPHERE) ON 9/14/2020
"SAME PROCEDERE AS EVRY DAY" .... but today it was extreme again: No rest, - permanent very strong blue interplanetary magnetic fields which have the magnetosphere firmly under control and which continue to override the di-pole, resulting in an enormous magnetic field weakness of the earth field (black) leads to the fact that more and more IMF field lines reach the earth's surface in order to cause unspecific chaos there, which cannot always be assigned. Therefore, look again today at the blue IMF lines to observe how they literally whipped the earth today. Striking today: The closed field lines at the head of Van Allen have dissolved several times over time, which affects the protection against cosmic rays! - If we want to hope that this was only a temporary condition, - if this should continue to happen more often and for longer, it can have massive consequences for the earth if it receives a cosmic shower of rays!

 

c.a.

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Oulu Neutron Counts
Percentages of the Space Age average:
today: +9.6% High 48-hr change: +1.1%
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Max: +11.7% Very High (12/2009)
Min: -32.1% Very Low (06/1991)
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It's what they leave out about the obvious and possible, repercussion's that baffles me.
But maybe this is best they can do to avoid the paycheck termination clause..?

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c.a.

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Would animals be affected by Cosmic Rays..?
Snip:
Levow was walking her two dogs close to her home near Rum Springs Road in Myersville — a walk she had taken hundreds of times before.

But this time, a black bear saw her dogs, rushed out of the woods and went after her.

"He stood up face to face with me with his claws out and I could've literally reached out and touched his nose. I saw his claws, nose and eyes and they were literally right in my face," Levow said.

The bear seriously injured her right eye and left a deep scratch across her scalp. She lost a portion of one ear.
 

c.a.

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The strength of the interplanetary magnetic field is moderate (10.58nT), the direction is North (0.49nT).
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes.

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Link for transcript: BY JAKE HEBERT, PH.D. * | TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020 (Part 2)

Solar Storm Graze & Red Planet Rendezvous | Space Weather News 01.10.2021
Jan 10, 2021 TamithaSkov
This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen Happy New Year everyone. Our Sun is slowly coming back from being on Holiday since the big solar storms of about a month ago. It has returned to being spotless, but at least we are still getting some activity. We've had two solar storms launch that are nearly Earth-directed and they could graze us sometime on the 11th or 12th, just enough to enhance the pocket of fast solar wind we are expecting at that time as well. This could bring aurora down to high-latitudes and possibly to mid-latitudes momentarily. We also are holding on to marginal radio propagation on Earth's dayside thanks to a small bright region emerging on the Earth facing disk. That region will be named region 2796 (incidentally I say the wrong number in the forecast, I know) if it grows into a sunspot so we are watching it carefully. Nonetheless the region is keeping solar flux in the mid-70s so we should enjoy marginal radio propagation conditions easily throughout this week. Learn the details of the solar storms en route, catch up on the latest conditions on the Red Planet as we prepare for the Mars 2020 rendezvous, and see what else our Sun has in store! Want early access to these forecasts, tutorials on Space Weather, & more?


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mrtn

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Interesting short article about how earth and moon interact physically:

A New Form of Space Weather: Earth Wind​

Feb. 12, 2021: The sun is windy. Every day, 24/7, a breeze of electrified gas blows away from the sun faster than a million mph.

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Would you believe, Earth is windy, too? Our own planet produces a breeze of electrified gas. It’s like the solar wind, only different, and it may have important implications for space weather on the Moon.

“Earth wind” comes from the axes of our planet. Every day, 24/7, fountains of gas shoot into space from the poles. The leakage is tiny compared to Earth’s total atmosphere, but it is enough to fill the magnetosphere with a riot of rapidly blowing charged particles. Ingredients include ionized hydrogen, helium, oxygen and nitrogen.
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One effect of Earth wind, just discovered, is to create water.
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“Hydrogen ions in Earth wind combine with oxygen in Moon rocks and soil to make hydroxyl (OH–) and water (H2O),”
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mrtn

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Geomagnetic activity went up to KP-Index 6 last night.
GEOMAGNETIC STORM: Surprising forecasters, a moderate G2-class geomagnetic storm occured during the early hours of March 1st. "The sky literally exploded over me with a gyrating green ribbon of color,"


What caused this storm? A significant crack opened in Earth's magnetic field, and remained open for more than 5 hours. Bright auroras spread across much of Canada and Alaska as solar wind surged through the opening. According to our records, this was the strongest geomagnetic storm since a G3 event in May 2019.
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More auroras are in the offing. Earth is entering a high-speed stream of solar wind flowing from a southern hole in the sun's atmosphere. This should unsettle the geomagnetic field and ring the Arctic Circle with green lights for another day or two.


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mabar

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First space hurricane discovered over the Earth’s polar ionosphere

Scientists have discovered a space hurricane above the North Pole for the first time, which offered an initial glimpse at a phenomenon that could also be taking place on other planets across the universe. The hurricane was raining electrons instead of water, spinning in an anticlockwise direction.

Researchers led by China's Shandong University used satellite data to analyze and identify the space hurricane, discovering that it was not a swirling pattern of air and water, but of plasma-ionized gas. The hurricane lasted about eight hours before dissipating.

"Until now, it was uncertain that space plasma hurricanes even existed, so to prove this with such a striking observation is incredible," said professor Mike Lockwood, a space scientist at the University of Reading.
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Image: Illustration of space hurricane. Credit: Qing-He Zhang/Shandong University

Lockwood noted that the space hurricane could be a universal phenomenon at planets and moons with magnetic fields and plasma.

"Tropical storms are associated with huge amounts of energy, and these space hurricanes must be created by unusually large and rapid transfer of solar wind energy and charged particles into the Earth's upper atmosphere," he continued.
"Plasma and magnetic fields in the atmosphere of planets exist throughout the universe, so the findings suggest space hurricanes should be a widespread phenomenon."

The space hurricane, which happened during a period of low geomagnetic activity, was discovered to share main features with hurricanes in the Earth's lower atmosphere
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The scientists said the process may also be significant for the interaction between interstellar winds and other solar systems throughout the universe.
 

Niall

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First space hurricane discovered over the Earth’s polar ionosphere


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Image: Illustration of space hurricane. Credit: Qing-He Zhang/Shandong University
That is astonishing.

Note that they sat on this information for SEVEN YEARS.

They too know it's astonishing (and liable to spook people, so they report it quietly)!

Here's the Nature paper:


Said Kjellmar Oksavik, study co-author and professor at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science:

"Hurricanes are well-known in the Earth's lower atmosphere [...] We had no idea that a similar phenomenon could be found in the upper polar atmosphere, several hundred kilometers above the ground."

"An intriguing finding is that the space hurricane occurred under conditions associated with very low geomagnetic activity [...] There was a long period of several hours of steady northward interplanetary magnetic field and very low solar wind density and speed. Despite these extremely quiet conditions, the space hurricane funneled high fluxes of energized electrons into the upper polar atmosphere at a comparable level to moderate geomagnetic storms."
Note that - once again - such a novel cosmic-planetary 'weather' phenomenon as this cannot be explained simply by 'solar activity'. As Laura pointed out many years ago, something is 'grounding' the solar system.
 

Aeneas

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Note that they sat on this information for SEVEN YEARS.

They too know it's astonishing (and liable to spook people, so they report it quietly)!
Wow, 7 years old! Thanks for pointing that out as I thought it was a more recent phenomena. They might have been sitting on it for that long to try and come up with a good explanation and then finally giving up and publishing it anyway. Our cosmic environment does seem to be changing with all the new phenomena appearing in recent years, like sprites, steves etc., not to mention the oh so rare fireballs which have become almost a daily occurrence.
 

Ocean

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Only this week it was announced that a group of Chinese scientists discovered the existence of what they termed “space hurricanes.”
Or, let’s face it, could they actually be PORTALS?


A ‘space hurricane’ has been confirmed to have existed over Earth (2014)

It resembles a real hurricane, but rains electrons instead of water​


https://www.wsfa.com/2021/03/0....5/space-hurricane-ha

March 5 at 4:03 PM

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - It may be 2021, but this one comes straight from 2020′s playbook: Scientists and researchers have confirmed the existence of space hurricanes.
Yes, you read that right -- space hurricanes.
After sifting through satellite observations from August 2014, scientists from China, the U.S., Norway, and the United Kingdom noted the space hurricane swirling about in Earth’s upper atmosphere.
It’s the first-ever documented space hurricane, and it just so happened to be over our planet.
It was 620 miles wide, featured swirling masses of plasma, rained electrons instead of water, and pretty much remained in place over the North Pole for roughly 8 hours! If you’re wondering how big 620 miles actually is...the distance from Montgomery to Miami is 587 miles.
What to know about the newly discovered 'space hurricane' phenomenon.


The reason the massive disturbance received the name ‘space hurricane’ is due to it resembling and behaving like the hurricanes we get here on Earth. It featured bands -- or flows -- of plasma ranging in strength from the edge of the system to the center.
These plasma flows rotated around a noticeable center just like rain bands and wind rotate around a real hurricane’s eye. Of course, there was no rain falling from these flows; rather, electrons were “raining” into Earth’s upper atmosphere.

Space hurricanes are believed to be caused by streams of plasma from the sun known as the solar wind, which contains clouds of charged particles. A substantial amount of that solar wind energy and those charged particles transferred quickly into Earth’s upper atmosphere can result in the formation of one of these space hurricanes.
Space hurricanes -- among other space weather phenomena -- can’t hurt humans thanks to Earth’s protective atmosphere and magnetosphere. They can, however, cause big problems because the radiation associated with the sun’s charged particles can interfere with orbiting satellites and some ground-level infrastructure.
That includes telecommunications, navigation systems and power grids.
Since this particular space hurricane swirled around over the North Pole, there are no known effects on Earth. It’s possible the outcome is a bit different down the road if one of these “storms” forms over a populated part of the planet.
A study about the finding that was published online back on February 26th in the journal Nature Communications lays out everything you could possibly want or need to know about the phenomenon.
 
Space hurricanes -- among other space weather phenomena -- can’t hurt humans thanks to Earth’s protective atmosphere and magnetosphere.

I wonder if "Space" is an appropriate nomenclature, because the hurricane was "In Earth Magnetosphere" (fig b)

Also wonder if that or similar phenomenon may be related to Ozone Holes "on Earth Ionosphere".


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There are 2 articles that were posted on SOTT about this.


 

dennis

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Bit Flip - when everything is computerized it is vulnerable to cosmic ray effects.


A cosmic ray striking computer memory at just the right time can flip a bit, turning a 0 into a 1 or vice versa. While I knew that cosmic ray bit flips were a theoretical possibility, I didn’t know until recently that there had been documented instances on the ground [1].

Radiolab did an episode on the case of a cosmic bit flip changing the vote tally in a Belgian election in 2003. The error was caught because one candidate got more votes than was logically possible. A recount showed that the person in question got 4096 more votes in the first count than the second count. The difference of exactly 2-12th power votes was a clue that there had been a bit flip. All the other counts remained unchanged when they reran the tally.
 
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