CCMC Real-Time Tools: Solar, Heliosphere, Magnetosphere and Ionosphere

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Earth-Sun magnetic connectivity | Structure of heliosphere | Magnetopause position
Ionospheric potential, currents and polar cap | Ionospheric HF Vertical Signal Loss | All Real-Time Tools

Earth-Sun magnetic connectivity

Models: Wang-Sheeley-Arge version WSA-1.6 (N. Arge) corona,
ENLIL version ENLIL-ccmc-2.6 (D. Odstrcil) heliosphere.
The magnetic footpoint of Earth is displayed for the 10 latest days of the solar rotation shown.
WSA 2-panel plot of magnetic connectivity and solar wind velocity

Structure of Heliosphere

Model: ENLIL version ENLIL-ccmc-2.6 (D. Odstrcil).

Density and magnetic field polarity in ecliptic plane

 

ENLIL Heliosphere Structure

    Polarity:

    negative polarity negative        positive polarity positive

   Planet positions:

 planet positions

Solar wind conditions at L1

ENLIL Solar wind near Earth

ACE (black) and STEREO-B (red) - Time shifted to predict conditions at ACE

ACE and STEREO-B  - Time shifted to predict conditions at ACE

Magnetopause position and conditions at GOES satellites

Model: SWMF/BATSRUS version 7.78 (T. Gombosi et al.)

Current magnetopause position

Coordinate System: GSM

 

Inner magnetosphere at Z=0 with magnetopause


Ionospheric potential, currents and polar cap

Models: SWMF/Ridley ionosphere potential solver version 1.10 (A. Ridley)
SWMF/BATSRUS version 7.78 (T. Gombosi et al.)

Ionospheric potential with polar cap

 

SWMF ionospheric potential with polar cap

Ionospheric field-aligned currents and polar cap

 

SWMF ionospheric FAC with polar cap


Geomagnetically induced electric fields

Models: SWMF/BATSRUS version 7.78 (T. Gombosi et al.)
SWMF/Ridley ionosphere potential solver version 1.10 (A. Ridley)
Geomagnetically induced electric fields model version 1.0 Beta (A. Pulkkinen)

EX, northward component of EEY, eastward component of E
EX between 55 and 75 north latitude EY between 55 and 75 north latitude
Earth-Sun magnetic connectivity | Structure of heliosphere | Magnetopause position
Ionospheric potential, currents and polar cap | Ionospheric HF Vertical Signal Loss | All Real-Time Tools


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