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Important notice about reduced STEREO science operations

STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar

Archived plans: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Below, please find the current plans for STEREO operations. All dates and times are UTC unless otherwise specified. More detailed plans can be found in the weekly schedules (Ahead, Behind). Other planning resources are also provided. This page is also available as plain text.

Contact information for coordinated observation requests can be found on the Solar JOP guidelines page.

Links to planning and scheduling pages for other missions: SOHO, TRACE, Hinode, Ulysses, NSO, VLA, EISCAT, Max Millenium, Sounding Rockets, ISTP Planning, Mees current/ next month.

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Scheduled activities for Week 47:

M Nov 17 (321)  
T Nov 18 (322)  
W Nov 19 (323)
T Nov 20 (324)  
F Nov 21 (325)  
S Nov 22 (326)  
S Nov 23 (327)  Ahead:	Return-to-service track with D63.

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in SWAVES-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 48:

M Nov 24 (328)  
T Nov 25 (329)  
W Nov 26 (330)  
T Nov 27 (331)  Thanksgiving
F Nov 28 (332)  
S Nov 29 (333)  
S Nov 30 (334)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in IMPACT-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 49:

M Dec 01 (335)  
T Dec 02 (336)  
W Dec 03 (337)  
T Dec 04 (338)  
F Dec 05 (339)  
S Dec 06 (340)  
S Dec 07 (341)

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in SWAVES-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 50:

M Dec 08 (342)  Ahead:	Start of second side-lobe operations
T Dec 09 (343)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 20:30 UT
W Dec 10 (344)  
T Dec 11 (345)  
F Dec 12 (346)  
S Dec 13 (347)  
S Dec 14 (348)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in IMPACT-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 51:

M Dec 15 (349)  Ahead:	Return-to-service track for D14
T Dec 16 (350)  
W Dec 17 (351)  
T Dec 18 (352)  
F Dec 19 (353)  
S Dec 20 (354)  
S Dec 21 (355)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in SWAVES-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 52:

M Dec 22 (356)  
T Dec 23 (357)  
W Dec 24 (358)  
T Dec 25 (359)  Christmas
F Dec 26 (360)  
S Dec 27 (361)  
S Dec 28 (362)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in IMPACT-prime mode.

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Scheduled activities for Week 01:

M Dec 29 (363)  
T Dec 30 (364)  
W Dec 31 (365)  
T Jan 01 (001)  New Year
F Jan 02 (002)  
S Jan 03 (003)  
S Jan 04 (004)	Ahead:	Update HGA angle bias for second side lobe operations.

Notes:

* Ahead operating on first side lobe, in SWAVES-prime mode.

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2014:

* Nov 19		Behind: HGA hits soft stop
* Nov 28		Behind:	SSR reconfiguration
* Dec 1			Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Dec 8			Behind:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps, both side lobes

2015:

* Jan 5			Ahead:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jan 6			Behind:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jan 12		Behind:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps
* Jan 20		Behind:	Instrument power down
* Jan 22 - Mar 23	Behind:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* Mar			DAWN - Ceres arrival
* Mar 22		Ahead:	Instrument power down
* Mar 23 - Apr 06	Behind:	S/C SSR Playback at 3 kbps
* Mar 24 - Jul 07	Ahead:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* Mar 30		Behind: Instrument power on
* Apr 25		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Jul			DAWN - End of nominal mission
* Jul 8			Behind:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jul 7-28		Ahead:	S/C SSR Playback at 3 kbps
* Jul 14		Ahead:	Instrument power on
* Sep 24		Ahead:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Nov 20		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Dec 29		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree
			Ahead:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Dec 31		Ahead:	Instrument recommissioning

2016:

* Jan 2			Behind:	HGA on main lobe
			Behind:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Jan 5			Behind:	Instrument recommissioning
* Jan 27		Both:	HGA calibration
* Feb 19		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe
* Mar 16		Both:	Post Solar Conjunction Assessment Review
* Jul 5			Juno arrival at Jupiter

2017:

* Jul 11		Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 160 kbps
* Jul 22		Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 160 kbps

2018:

* Mar 5			Ahead:	Mercury transit

 

Plans last modified Tuesday, 18-Nov-2014 14:22:16 EST


Last Revised: Tuesday, 07-Jan-2014 15:29:18 EST
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