Monday, January 13, 2014

BARREL Daily Update Jan 13 2014

Hi All, 

The HSS is most definitely here. We have seen SW speeds over 800 km/s (The strongest during either BARREL campaign), but Bz has been north  for most of the event. However hopefully this will mean lots of recurrent substorm activity. Kyoto still appears to be down but Xinlin's model seems to be working fine. 

2M was terminated at 9:45 UT and 2K at 9:30 UT. Both appear to be underwater.  

Ground Weather:
Temp.: -10. C
Wind speed: 30. knots 

Halley 6: 
Temp.: -3.4 C
Wind speed: 2 knots 

Payloads up: Possible launch today from either site
Halley 6:  2T, 2I, 2L

Payloads coming down:
2Z, 2M, 2K

Collection times for EFW:  
A: 16:00-17:30 (MLTs 11.5-13) Pass to West of stations
A: 19:10-21:40 (MLTs 14-16.5)
B: 17:10-18:40 (MLTs 11.5-13)
B: 21:15-22:45 (MLTs 14.5-16)

2013-01-04 to 2013-01-05   Far to West pass
A: 18:50-20:20 (MLTs 11.3-12.8)
A: 22:50-00:20(jan5)   (MLTs 15-16)
B: 20:15-21:40 (MLTs 11.5-13)

A: 16:20-18:20 (MLTs 14.5-16.2)   pass b/t stations
B: 14:20-16:20 (MLTs 11.6-13.4)   pass b/t and West of stations
    18:00-20:00 (MLTs 14.3-16.3)

2013-01-06 (A just to West, B quite a ways to West)
A: 15:40-21:30   (6h 10m)
B: 17:30-19:30  (2h)
20:30-23:00 (2h 30m)

2013-01-07 (A quite west, B very west of stations)
A: 19:00-21:00  (2h)
22:30-23:59  (1h 30m)
B: 20:45-21:45  (1h)
00:45Jan8-02:00Jan8  (2h 15m)

2013-01-09  (A just to West, B quite a ways to West)
A: 15:15-21:15 (at 16k)  (6h)      
B: 17:30-20:30 (at 16k)  (3h)
     20:33-24:00 (at 4k)   (3.5hrs)

2013-01-10 (west of stations)
A: 18:00-01:00(jan11)
B: 20:00-03:00(jan11)

B: 14:45-21:00

A: 14:40-21:30
B: 17:00-24:00

Halley Bay Search Coil Magnetometer :
There was a very brief period of EMIC wave power enhancement last night at ~22:00 (almost looks like a line of bad data) and lots of strong lower ULF wave power today. 

GOES Electron Flux:
The electron levels have stayed at moderate levels. 

GOES Proton Flux:
They have recovered to below the SEP threshold but they are still moderately high. 

Space Weather from and 
Solar wind speed: 767.7 km/s 
Solar proton density: 1.3 cm^(-3)  

Sun spot number: 118
NOAA has the likelihood of a M class flare at 50% and a 15% chance of an X class flare.  

Kp is quiet 
kp = 1 with a 24 max of kp = 4

Bz = 2.5 north
Btotal = 7.4 nT  

The Coronal hole is now geo-effective and will remain so over the next couple of days. This coronal hole is negatively polarized. Which appears to mean that Bz will stay north. 

From Kyoto:
AE: the real time AE does not seem to have been processed yet and only shows up through mid day yesterday.   Xinlin's model showes that there has possibly been some small substorm activity 

Dst: The real time Dst has also not updated. Xinlin's model shows that Dst has been quiet. 

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