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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 14:

M Mar 30 (090)  
T Mar 31 (091)  
W Apr 01 (092)  
T Apr 02 (093)  
F Apr 03 (094)  
S Apr 04 (095)  
S Apr 05 (096)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 15:

M Apr 06 (097)  
T Apr 07 (098)  
W Apr 08 (099)  Ahead: Momentum dump, 21:45 UT
T Apr 09 (100)  
F Apr 10 (101)  
S Apr 11 (102)  
S Apr 12 (103)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 16:

M Apr 13 (104)  
T Apr 14 (105)  
W Apr 15 (106)  
T Apr 16 (107)  
F Apr 17 (108)  
S Apr 18 (109)  
S Apr 19 (110)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 17:

M Apr 20 (111)  
T Apr 21 (112)  
W Apr 22 (113)  Ahead: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 13:50 UT
T Apr 23 (114)  
F Apr 24 (115)  
S Apr 25 (116)  
S Apr 26 (117)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 18:

M Apr 27 (118)  
T Apr 28 (119)  
W Apr 29 (120)  
T Apr 30 (121)  
F May 01 (122)  
S May 02 (123)  
S May 03 (124)  

Notes:

* Apr 27-May 3		Solar Orbiter along Sun-Earth line

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Scheduled activities for Week 19:

M May 04 (125)  
T May 05 (126)  
W May 06 (127)  
T May 07 (128)  
F May 08 (129)  
S May 09 (130)  
S May 10 (131)  

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

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
* 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, 31-Mar-2020 17:55:20 GMT


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