East Asian Observations of Low Latitude Aurora during the Carrington Magnetic Storm

  title={East Asian Observations of Low Latitude Aurora during the Carrington Magnetic Storm},
  author={Hisashi Hayakawa and Kiyomi Iwahashi and Harufumi Tamazawa and Hiroaki Isobe and Ryuho Kataoka and Yusuke Ebihara and Hiroko Miyahara and Akito Davis Kawamura and Kazunari Shibata},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
The magnetic storm around 1859 September 2, caused by so-called Carrington flare, was the most intense in the history of modern scientific observations, and hence is considered to be the benchmark event for space weather. The magnetic storm caused worldwide observations of auroras even at very low latitudes such as Hawaii, Panama, or Santiago, and the available magnetic field measurement at Bombay, India, showed two peaks: the main was the Carrington event which occurred in day time in East… 

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