Real-Time Data [help][faq]
The gauges and displays below depict the real-time data feeds
available on the Geomagnetic Observatory Network (GON)
[This Page Updates Dynamically every 5 Minutes]
Data Courtesy ACE]
Cool Terms [all
- Real-time (RT) - the ability of a network or system to function and control
processes within 10 minutes of occurring
- Astronomical Unit (AU) - The distance from the Earth to the Sun (averaged); 1 AU is
149,597,870 kilometers (92,960,116 miles).
- Solar Wind - A
massive expulsion of gas and energy consisting of charged particles, mostly
protons and electrons [plasma] steaming from the Sun. (Average solar wind
velocities are approximately 390 kilometers per second).
- Solar Prominence - An eruption of hot gases
above the photosphere of the Sun (seen in the sun's