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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 20:

M May 11 (131)  
T May 12 (132)  
W May 13 (133)  
T May 14 (134)  
F May 15 (135)  
S May 16 (136)  
S May 17 (137)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 21:

M May 18 (138)  
T May 19 (139)  
W May 20 (140)  
T May 21 (141)  
F May 22 (142)  
S May 23 (143)  
S May 24 (144)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 22:

M May 25 (145)  
T May 26 (146)  
W May 27 (147)  
T May 28 (148)  
F May 29 (149)  
S May 30 (150)  Ahead:	Greenbank Faraday rotation observations resume
S May 31 (151)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 23:

M Jun 01 (152)  
T Jun 02 (153)  
W Jun 03 (154)  
T Jun 04 (155)  
F Jun 05 (156)  
S Jun 06 (157)  
S Jun 07 (158)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 24:

M Jun 08 (159)  
T Jun 09 (160)  
W Jun 10 (161)  
T Jun 11 (162)  
F Jun 12 (163)  
S Jun 13 (164)  
S Jun 14 (165)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 25:

M Jun 15 (166)  
T Jun 16 (167)  
W Jun 17 (168)  
T Jun 18 (169)  
F Jun 19 (170)  
S Jun 20 (171)  
S Jun 21 (172)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 26:

M Jun 22 (173)  
T Jun 23 (174)  
W Jun 24 (175)  
T Jun 25 (176)  
F Jun 26 (177)  
S Jun 27 (178)  
S Jun 28 (179)  Behind:	Suspend Behind recovery efforts

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead due to superior solar conjunction.

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Scheduled activities for Week 27:

M Jun 29 (180)  
T Jun 30 (181)  
W Jul 01 (182)  
T Jul 02 (183)  
F Jul 03 (184)  
S Jul 04 (185)  
S Jul 05 (186)  

Notes:

* No tracks for Ahead or Behind due to superior solar conjunction.

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2015:

* Mar 24 - Jul 07	Ahead:	Spacecraft behind Sun
* 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
* Aug 17		Ahead:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Nov 10		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe, offpoint 1 degree
			Ahead:	SSR playback and reconfiguration, S/C checkout
* Nov 12		Ahead:	Instrument recommissioning
* Nov 16		Behind:	Resume Behind recovery efforts
* Nov 20		Behind:	HGA on 1st side lobe
* Dec 30		Ahead:	HGA on main lobe

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
* 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 Friday, 22-May-2015 12:25:52 EDT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 06-Jan-2015 15:41:14 EST
Responsible NASA Official: [email address: Joseph.B.Gurman<at>nasa<dot>gov]
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