Today, Thursday June 8th, 2000, the following weather conditions apply:

Solar Wind
velocity: 781.7 km/s
density:18.9 protons/cc.

As well:

A vigorous shock wave passed NASA's ACE solar wind monitoring spacecraft this morning at 0842 UT. Disturbances detected by ACE usually reach Earth about an hour later. This disturbance was the leading edge of a gigantic bubble of gas ejected from the Sun on June 6. It's been expanding toward our planet for the past day and a half.

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