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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 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)  Ahead:	Test of SECCHI telem. during SSR playback, 05:00-07:05
S Jan 18 (018)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* Instrument telemetry dropouts may occur during the 5 hour station 43 support
  for Ahead on Jan 18 due to extended playback of the SSR.

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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.

* No passes for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 06:

M Feb 02 (033)  
T Feb 03 (034)  
W Feb 04 (035)  
T Feb 05 (036)  
F Feb 06 (037)  
S Feb 07 (038)  
S Feb 08 (039)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No passes for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 07:

M Feb 09 (040)  
T Feb 10 (041)  Ahead: Momentum dump, 15:30 UT
W Feb 11 (042)  
T Feb 12 (043)  Solar Conjunction Readiness Review
F Feb 13 (044)  
S Feb 14 (045)  
S Feb 15 (046)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No passes for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 08:

M Feb 16 (047)  
T Feb 17 (048)  
W Feb 18 (049)  
T Feb 19 (050)  
F Feb 20 (051)  
S Feb 21 (052)  
S Feb 22 (053)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No passes for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 09:

M Feb 23 (054)  
T Feb 24 (055)  
W Feb 25 (056)  
T Feb 26 (057)  
F Feb 27 (058)  
S Feb 28 (059)  
S Mar 01 (060)  

Notes:

* Ahead operating on second side lobe.

* No passes for Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2015:

* Jan 19		Behind:	Instrument power down (except SWAVES)
* 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 (except SWAVES)
* 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, 13-Jan-2015 14:37:59 EST


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