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the latest 48 hours of solar wind data

brought to you by the CELIAS/MTOF Proton Monitor on the SOHO Spacecraft

talking sun There is a problem with the motor controlling the High Gain Antenna on the SOHO spacecraft.   Science data coverage may be less than complete for 1-2 weeks every 90 days (when the spacecraft gets 'flipped').   The next "keyhole" period can be found in this table.
Interplanetary shocks and other interesting events
An energetic particle flare monitor using the PM background rate
An X-ray flare monitor using data from the CELIAS/SEM sensor

Most Recent Shock Candidates:

Date UT day of year F/R Zone Confidence Level
8 Jan 2018 0559 8 fwd 4 99%
17 Dec 2017 0636 351 fwd 1 42%
14 Sep 2017 1019 257 fwd 2 68%

Current time in GMT

Data ending at 1545 GMT on Feb 24, 2018 (ascii data available)

Data ending at 0000 GMT on Feb 24, 2018 (ascii data available)

The Proton Monitor (PM) is one of the scientific sensors on the SOHO spacecraft. What's being plotted??
the PM sensor
the SOHO Spacecraft

Where is SoHO?

The predicted position of the SOHO spacecraft in the GSE coordinate system (X,Y,Z) in Earth radii at 1540 GMT on
Feb 24, 2018:
Daily Orbit Data:

Launch through 1996199719981999200020012002

200320042005200620072008  2009  2010  2011 

2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  2018 
( 196, 50, 13)

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