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Solar Wind Pockets & Solar Orbiter Surprise | Solar Storm Forecast 02.28.2020

Space Weather has been calming down over this past week, but activity is about to pick up again. We have several small pockets of fast solar wind that will hit Earth over the next few days and bump us up to unsettled and possibly active conditions in through the weekend. Aurora photographers, especially at high latitudes should expect some nice views. However, views at mid-latitudes will likely be elusive and sporadic. Our Sun also has several new bright regions rotating into Earth view over the next few days. One of these regions might be from the new solar cycle. Expect solar flux to rise into the mid-70s by early next week, which should give a nice boost to radio propagation on Earth’s dayside. Learn the details of the coming fast solar wind, get new insights on the recent launch of the Solar Orbiter mission to study our star, and see what else our Sun has in store!