8 April


ACE data indicated minor solar wind activity. Wind speed ranged from 358
to 500 km/s with a gradual increase during the first half of the period
and a gradual decrease during the latter half. IMF Bz was variable in
the 9 to -8 nT until approximately 07/1900 UTC, then hovered around zero
for the rest of the period. IMF Bt varied from 1 to 10 nT until
approximately 07/1830 UTC, then became less variable in the 4 to 8 nT
range. Phi data indicated a positive-polarity (Away) solar sector during
the period.

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