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STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar

Archived plans: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

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.

Information about reduced science operations during the solar conjunction period between August 2014 and November 2015 can be found here.

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Scheduled activities for Week 16:

M Apr 16 (106)  
T Apr 17 (107)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, battery)
W Apr 18 (108)  Ahead:	SECCHI offpoint, 14:20 UT (80 minutes)
T Apr 19 (109)  
F Apr 20 (110)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 43 (search pattern, carrier)
S Apr 21 (111)  
S Apr 22 (112)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (4 kHz)

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Scheduled activities for Week 17:

M Apr 23 (113)  
T Apr 24 (114)  
W Apr 25 (115)  
T Apr 26 (116)  
F Apr 27 (117)  
S Apr 28 (118)  Ahead:	SECCHI/COR2 deep exposure campaign
S Apr 29 (119)  Ahead:	SECCHI/COR2 deep exposure campaign

Notes:

* Behind has transitioned to a monthly recovery schedule.

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Scheduled activities for Week 18:

M Apr 30 (120)  Ahead:	SECCHI/COR2 deep exposure campaign
T May 01 (121)  
W May 02 (122)  
T May 03 (123)  
F May 04 (124)  
S May 05 (125)  
S May 06 (126)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 19:

M May 07 (127)  Ahead:	Battery maintenance, 12 UT
T May 08 (128)  Ahead:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 10:30 UT
W May 09 (129)  
T May 10 (130)  
F May 11 (131)  
S May 12 (132)  
S May 13 (133)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 20:

M May 14 (134)  
T May 15 (135)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 20 UT
W May 16 (136)  
T May 17 (137)  
F May 18 (138)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, battery)
S May 19 (139)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, carrier)
S May 20 (140)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, carrier)

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Scheduled activities for Week 21:

M May 21 (141)  
T May 22 (142)  
W May 23 (143)  
T May 24 (144)  Ahead:	Aphelion
F May 25 (145)  
S May 26 (146)  
S May 27 (147)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 22:

M May 28 (148)  Memorial Day
T May 29 (149)  
W May 30 (150)  
T May 31 (151)  
F Jun 01 (152)  
S Jun 02 (153)  
S Jun 03 (154)  

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2019:

* Mar			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter
* Apr			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter

2020:

* May			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 360 kbps for 34 meter
* Jun			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 360 kbps for 34 meter
* Jun			Behind: Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps for 34 meter
* Sep			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps for 34 meter

2021:

* Jul			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter
* Aug			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter

2022:

2023:

* May 5			Behind:	Mercury transit
* Jul 17		Behind:	Closest approach to Earth
* Aug 13		Ahead:	Closest approach to Earth

2024:

2025:

* Apr 7			Ahead:	Mercury transit

2026:

2027:

* Feb 1			Behind: Mercury transit

2028:

2029:

* Jun 30		Ahead:	Mercury transit

 

Plans last modified Tuesday, 17-Apr-2018 18:22:40 GMT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 16-Jan-2018 19:34:12 GMT
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