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INFO FROM SIDC - RWC BELGIUM 2014 Nov 27 12:54:59

NOAA 2222 developed close to the southeast limb and is actively flaring. It
was responsible for at least 10 C-class flares, including a C8.2 flare
peaking at 00:47UT which was the strongest event of the observing period.
Departing region NOAA 2209 was the only other region to produce a C-class
flare. The other regions were quiet, with NOAA 2219 having some mixed
polarities. The x-ray background flux increased from about B9 to nearly C2.
A filament eruption was observed in the NW quadrant around 16:00UT on 26
November. A slow CME first observed in LASCO/C2 at 17:36 may have been
associated to it. The other filaments were quiet. None of the observed CMEs
are directed to Earth.  

Low-level M-class flares are possible.

A sector boundary crossing (SBC) occurred around 03:00UT. IMF turned
towards the Sun. Solar wind speed gradually increased from about 300 to 400
km/s. Bz varied between -7 and +9 nT, but was mostly positive after the
SBC. The geomagnetic field was quiet. Geomagnetic conditions are expected
to be quiet to unsettled, with an isolated active period not excluded.

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2014 Nov 12 1241 UTC
The partial halo CME, first seen in the SOHO LASCO C2 field of view at [more]

2014 Nov 08 0749 UTC
A halo or partial-halo CME was detected with the following characteristics: [more]

2014 Aug 08 1211 UTC
END OF ALL QUIET ALERT ...................... The SIDC [more]


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