AMPS: Average Magnetic field and Polar current System

The AMPS model is an empirical model based on magnetic field measurements in low Earth orbit from the CHAMP and Swarm satellites.

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Real-time Data

Below is a presentation of dynamic solar data gathered from various commonly-used sources.

KHO Auroral Forecast: (Left) the size and location of the impact zone of energetic particles from the Sun, (right) local all-sky view of the oval (Courtesy: Kjell Henriksen Observatory, UNIS, Norway)



Kp index: System for measuring auroral strength (Courtesy: SWPC NOAA)



GOES X-ray plot: tracks solar activity and flares (Courtesy: SWPC NOAA)





UiB Global Navigation Satellite System receiver network in Svalbard


Photosphere: The visible surface of the Sun (Courtesy: SWPC NOAA)

Chromosphere: The second of the three main layers of the Sun (Courtesy: SWPC NOAA)

Corona: The outermost layer of the sun (Courtesy: SWPC NOAA)


Tromsø magnetometer stackplot: Readings from a network of magnetometer ground stations (Courtesy: Tromsø Geophysical Observatory, Univ. of Tromsø, Norway)