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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, 2015

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, Hinode, NSO, VLA, EISCAT, Max Millenium, ISTP Planning.

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Scheduled activities for Week 27:

M Jun 29 (180)  Ahead: 32nd hard command loss timer reset
T Jun 30 (181)  Leap second at end of UTC day
W Jul 01 (182)  
T Jul 02 (183)  Ahead: 33rd hard command loss timer reset
F Jul 03 (184)  Independence Day holiday
S Jul 04 (185)  
S Jul 05 (186)  Ahead: 34th hard command loss timer reset

Notes:

* Ahead in safe mode for superior solar conjunction.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 28:

M Jul 06 (187)  
T Jul 07 (188)  Ahead: 3-axis stabilized for several hours starting 0:00 UT
W Jul 08 (189)  Ahead: 35th HCLT reset, followed by spacecraft recovery
T Jul 09 (190)  
F Jul 10 (191)  Ahead: Start of instrument recovery
S Jul 11 (192)  Ahead: Start of SECCHI recovery
S Jul 12 (193)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe starting Jul 8.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 29:

M Jul 13 (194)  
T Jul 14 (195)  
W Jul 15 (196)  
T Jul 16 (197)  
F Jul 17 (198)  
S Jul 18 (199)  
S Jul 19 (200)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 30:

M Jul 20 (201)  
T Jul 21 (202)  
W Jul 22 (203)  
T Jul 23 (204)  
F Jul 24 (205)  
S Jul 25 (206)  
S Jul 26 (207)  Ahead: Aphelion

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 31:

M Jul 27 (208)  
T Jul 28 (209)  
W Jul 29 (210)  
T Jul 30 (211)  
F Jul 31 (212)  
S Aug 01 (213)  
S Aug 02 (214)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 32:

M Aug 03 (215)  
T Aug 04 (216)  
W Aug 05 (217)  
T Aug 06 (218)  
F Aug 07 (219)  
S Aug 08 (220)  
S Aug 09 (221)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 33:

M Aug 10 (222)  
T Aug 11 (223)  
W Aug 12 (224)  
T Aug 13 (225)  
F Aug 14 (226)  
S Aug 15 (227)  
S Aug 16 (228)  Ahead: Switch to first side lobe.

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No tracks for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2015:

* Aug 17		Ahead:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Nov 10		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree, 240 kbps
			Ahead:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
			Ahead:	Resume space weather broadcast to NOAA stations
* Nov 12		Ahead:	Instrument recommissioning
* Nov 16		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree, 360 kbps
			Behind:	Resume Behind recovery efforts
* Nov 20		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Nov 30		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree, 480 kbps
* Dec 30		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe

2016:

* Jan 2			Behind:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree
			Behind:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Jan 5			Behind:	Instrument recommissioning
* Jan 12		Behind:	HGA on main lobe
* Jan 27		Both:	HGA calibration
* 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

2019:

* Mar			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps
* Apr			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps

2020:

* May			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 360 kbps
* Jun			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 360 kbps
* Jun			Behind: Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps
* Sep			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps

2021:

* Jul			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps
* Aug			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps

 

Plans last modified Tuesday, 30-Jun-2015 16:20:44 EDT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 06-Jan-2015 15:41:14 EST
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