A partial halo CME (Coronal Mass Ejection), associated with a C8.3 flare, was detected by LASCO C2 on August 30th around 02:48 UT. It has an angular width of around 150° and
an estimated speed of about 1000 km/s. With this speed, the estimated time of arrival at Earth is on August 31th around 21:00.
A second partial halo CME was detected by LASCO C2 on August 29th around
06:00 UT. Most material of this CME is southbound, but a shockwave might
arrive on Earth. With an estimated speed of around 430 km/s this shockwave
is expected to arrive on September 2d around 20:00 UT.
Equipment: Coronado 90 + SBIG 8300s + LX75
Exposure 0.09 sec.
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