Recent Solar Wind Observations
The solar wind plays a vital role
in transfering the effects of solar
activity to the Earth's space environment. The density, speed,
pressure, and temperature of the solar wind upstream of the Earth as well as the magnitude and direction of the interplanetary
magnetic field all influence the impact of solar disturbances on the Earth's magnetosphere, ionosphere
The clock dial plots below, provided by Rice
University, show the values of solar wind parameters upstream of the
Earth at L1.
Last Measurement (at Sun-Earth L1 Point):
Interplanetary Magnetic Field
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