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The Space Weather Laboratory's SWAN (Space Weather Awareness at Nasa) Widget

About SWAN widget
Buttons and Panels
Detailed listing of data in the widget
Download the SWAN widget

The NASA Space Weather Laboratory SWAN Widget displays images, plots, etc. of both observational data as well as model simulation data. Model Simulation Data is derived from real time simulations at the Community Coordinated Modeling Center at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The models are provided by the research community.

 

Buttons and Sub-panels

The NASA Space Weather Laboratory SWAN Widget can display real time plots for the following regions by selecting the corresponding button:

  • Solar
  • Heliosphere
  • Magnetosphere
  • Ionosphere
NOTE: Each Region Above has a sub-pannel with additional display options for each region:

Solar

  1. Solar Coronal Magnetic Field
  2. SOHO & STEREO Images
  3. Goes X-Ray, Proton, & Electric Flux
  4. Solar Photospheric Magnetograms

Heliosphere

  1. Heliospheric Tomography Maps
  2. Stereo Beacon Solar Energetic Particles ( SEP ) Stereo + Ace
  3. ENLIL Solar Wind
  4. Stereo Beacon Insitu
  5. Lasco C2, C3, C3 Running Difference, and Stereo Coronographs

Magnetosphere

  1. KP & SWMF DST
  2. SWMF Magnetopause Position, Standoff History, & GOES Magnetic Field
  3. SWMF Magnetosphere & ACE Solar Wind Time Line
  4. Fok Ring Current

Ionosphere

  1. SWMF Ionosphere
  2. Weimer Electric Potential
  3. Geomagnetically Induced Electric Field
There is also a "Media" button that will display content for a selected event or other relevant Space Weather news.

The loop button allows the user to switch between displaying a single plot or cycling through the available plots. A green indicator light activates whenever the cycle/loop mode is on.

The Backside of the Widget allows the user to select the loop interval - either 5,10, or 30 seconds.

DETAILED LISTING OF DATA DISPLAYED THROUGH SWAN WIDGET

Solar

  • EIT 171 A
  • EIT 195 A
  • EIT 284 A
  • EIT 304 A
  • Stereo Ahead
  • Stereo Behind
  • Goes X-Ray
  • Goes proton and electron flux
  • Solar Photospheric Magnetogram with FL tracing (Kitt Peak, WSA, ENLIL)
  • Solar Photospheric Magnetogram with FL tracing (Mount Wilson, WSA, ENLIL)
  • Solar Coronal Magnetic Field (PFSS, J. Luhmann et al.)
Heliosphere
  • SOHO LASCO C2
  • SOHO LASCO C3
  • SOHO RD
  • Stereo Ahead coronograph
  • Stereo Behind coronograph
  • ACE ion density and magnetic field
  • ACE and STEREO-B (Time shifted to predict conditions at ACE)
  • Stereo Beacon
  • Stereo Beacon Ahead
  • Stereo Beacon Behind
  • Enlil ion density and polarity time series
  • Synoptic Map - Ion density (Heliospheric Tomography, B. Jackson, P. Hick) Click image for movie
  • Synoptic Map - Velocity (Heliospheric Tomography, B. Jackson, P. Hick) Click image for movie
  • ACE ion density
  • SW velocity
  • Density and magnetic field polarity in ecliptic plane (Enlil, Odstrcil, NOAA)
Magnetosphere
  • Kp indices
  • Plasma density, velocity and magnetic field - north-south cut (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • Plasma density, velocity and magnetic field - equatorial cut (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • Electrons at 1.7 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Electrons at 22.5 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Electrons at 300 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Protons at 1.7 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Protons at 22.5 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Protons at 300 KeV Particle Fluxes in Inner Magnetosphere (Fok Ring Current, M. Fok)
  • Current Magnetopause Position (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.) Click on image for 24-hour history movie
  • 3-day history of magnetopause standoff (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • Magnetic field at GOES-11 and GOES-12 (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • History plot of Dst from SWMF model (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
Ionosphere
  • Ionospheric potential with polar cap (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.) Click image for movie
  • Ionospheric field-aligned currents and polar cap (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • Geomagnetically induced electric fields - EX (A. Pulkkinen)
  • Geomagnetically induced electric fields - EY (A. Pulkkinen)
  • 7-day history of cross cap ionospheric potential difference (SWMF, T. Gombosi et al.)
  • Ionospheric electric potential (Weimer 2005, D. Weimer)

Download Details

  • Space Weather laboratory - NASA GSFC
  • Version: 1.0
  • Post Date: 1/08
  • License: Freeware
  • File Size: 1.5 MB

System Requirements

    Mac OS X 10.4 or Later
  • Internet Connection
Download the widget + readme file

Download the widget

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