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 coronal holes with field line trace back from Earth


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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