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PLASTIC suffered a high voltage anomaly on December 5. The instrument is in the process of being recovered to full operating mode, which is expected to take several days. Until this process is completed, PLASTIC data should be considered as untrustworthy.

STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar

Archived plans: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

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.

This page gives information about possible STEREO support for Parker Solar Probe.

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 04:

M Jan 20 (020)  
T Jan 21 (021)  Ahead: COR2 deep field campaign with Parker Solar Probe
W Jan 22 (022)  Ahead: COR2 deep field campaign with Parker Solar Probe
T Jan 23 (023)  Ahead: COR2 deep field campaign with Parker Solar Probe
F Jan 24 (024)  Start of Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
S Jan 25 (025)  
S Jan 26 (026)

Notes:

* PLASTIC in the process of being recovered to normal operations after power
  cycling.

* Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass, Jan 24-Feb 4.

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Scheduled activities for Week 05:

M Jan 27 (027)  
T Jan 28 (028)  
W Jan 29 (029)  
T Jan 30 (030)  
F Jan 31 (031)  
S Feb 01 (032)  
S Feb 02 (033)  

Notes:

* Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass, Jan 24-Feb 4.

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Scheduled activities for Week 06:

M Feb 03 (034)  
T Feb 04 (035)  End of Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass.
W Feb 05 (036)  
T Feb 06 (037)  
F Feb 07 (038)  
S Feb 08 (039)  
S Feb 09 (040)  

Notes:

* Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass, Jan 24-Feb 4.

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Scheduled activities for Week 07:

M Feb 10 (041)  
T Feb 11 (042)  Ahead: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 12:00
W Feb 12 (043)  
T Feb 13 (044)  
F Feb 14 (045)  
S Feb 15 (046)  
S Feb 16 (047)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 08:

M Feb 17 (048)  
T Feb 18 (049)  
W Feb 19 (050)  
T Feb 20 (051)  
F Feb 21 (052)  
S Feb 22 (053)  
S Feb 23 (054)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 09:

M Feb 24 (055)  
T Feb 25 (056)  
W Feb 26 (057)  Ahead: Momentum dump, 19:30 UT
T Feb 27 (058)  
F Feb 28 (059)  
S Feb 29 (060)  
S Mar 01 (061)  

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2020:

* Apr 27-May 3		Solar Orbiter along Sun-Earth line (TBC after launch)
* 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
* Jun 2-13		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Jul 11		Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby, in HI2-A field-of-view
* Sep			Ahead: Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps for 34 meter
* Sep 22-Oct 2		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2021:

* Jan 13-23		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Feb 20		Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby
* Apr 25-May 4		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Jul			Behind: Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter
* Aug			Ahead: Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter
* Aug 5-15		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Oct 16		Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby
* Nov 17-26		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2022:

* Feb 21-Mar 2		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* May 28-Jun 7		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Sep 2-11		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Dec 7-16		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2023:

* Mar 13-23		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* May 5			Behind: Mercury transit
* Jun 17-27		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Jul 17		Behind: Closest approach to Earth
* Aug 13		Ahead: Closest approach to Earth
* Aug 21		Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby
* Sep 23-Oct 3		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Dec 25-Jan 3		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2024:

* Mar 26-Apr 4		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Jun 26-Jul 5		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Sep 26-Oct 5		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Nov 6			Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby, in HI2-A field-of-view
* Dec 20-29		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2025:

* Mar 19-27		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Apr 7			Ahead: Mercury transit
* Jun 15-24		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass

2026:

2027:

* Feb 1			Behind: Mercury transit

2028:

2029:

* Jun 30		Ahead: Mercury transit

 

Plans last modified Tuesday, 21-Jan-2020 19:09:31 GMT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 07-Jan-2020 19:39:06 GMT
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