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Space Weather Conditions
24-Hour Observed Maximums
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Latest Observed
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R1-R2 --
R3-R5 --
S1 or greater --
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Current Space Weather Conditions
R1 (Minor) Radio Blackout Impacts
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HF Radio: Weak or minor degradation of HF radio communication on sunlit side, occasional loss of radio contact.
Navigation: Low-frequency navigation signals degraded for brief intervals.
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43 Years of Solar Synoptic Maps featured in video on Slate.com

43 Years of Solar Synoptic Maps featured in video on Slate.com
published: Monday, September 21, 2015 20:41 UTC

Slate.com posted a video showcasing each hand-drawn Solar Synoptic Analysis completed by NOAA Space Weather Forecasters during the past 43 years. The video compiles approximately 15,000 images and animates sunspots, coronal holes and other notable features from June, 1972 through June, 2015. Watch the video here!