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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 51:

M Dec 15 (349)  Ahead:	Star tracker temperature set-point reset
		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)  Ahead:	PIT test with station station 14.
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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Scheduled activities for Week 02:

M Jan 05 (005)  Ahead:	Start of second side operations.
T Jan 06 (006)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 13:00 UT
W Jan 07 (007)  
T Jan 08 (008)  
F Jan 09 (009)  
S Jan 10 (010)  
S Jan 11 (011)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

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Scheduled activities for Week 03:

M Jan 12 (012)  Ahead:	Test of SECCHI telem. during SSR playback, 15:50-17:50
T Jan 13 (013)  
W Jan 14 (014)  
T Jan 15 (015)  
F Jan 16 (016)  
S Jan 17 (017)  
S Jan 18 (018)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

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Scheduled activities for Week 04:

M Jan 19 (019)  
T Jan 20 (020)  
W Jan 21 (021)  
T Jan 22 (022)  
F Jan 23 (023)  
S Jan 24 (024)  
S Jan 25 (025)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

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Scheduled activities for Week 05:

M Jan 26 (026)  
T Jan 27 (027)  
W Jan 28 (028)  
T Jan 29 (029)  Solar Conjunction Readiness Review dry run.
F Jan 30 (030)  
S Jan 31 (031)  
S Feb 01 (032)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2015:

* Jan 6			Behind:	HGA on 2nd side lobe
* Jan 12		Behind:	Test with 34 meter at 633 bps
* Jan 19		Behind:	Instrument power down
* Jan 20		Behind: Replay SSR
* Jan 22		Behind: Reset into 5 degrees/minute rotation mode.
* Jan 22 - Mar 23	Behind:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* Feb 12		Solar Conjunction Readiness Review
* 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 Thursday, 18-Dec-2014 11:55:01 EST


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