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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 41:

M Oct 08 (281)
T Oct 09 (282)
W Oct 10 (283)
T Oct 11 (284)
F Oct 12 (285)
S Oct 13 (286)
S Oct 14 (287)

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Scheduled activities for Week 42:

M Oct 15 (288)	Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search pattern, battery)
T Oct 16 (289)	Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 43 (search pattern, carrier)
W Oct 17 (290)	Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 43 (search pattern, carrier)
		Ahead:	Interface test track with ESA Cebreros
T Oct 18 (291)
F Oct 19 (292)
S Oct 20 (293)
S Oct 21 (294)

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Scheduled activities for Week 43:

M Oct 22 (295)  
T Oct 23 (296)  
W Oct 24 (297)  
T Oct 25 (298)  12th STEREO launch anniversary
		Ahead:	Interface test track with DSN
F Oct 26 (299)  
S Oct 27 (300)  
S Oct 28 (301)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 44:

M Oct 29 (302)  
T Oct 30 (303)  Ahead: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 6:10 UT
W Oct 31 (304)  
T Nov 01 (305)  
F Nov 02 (306)  
S Nov 03 (307)  SECCHI COR2 deep exposure campaign for Parker Solar Probe (TBC)
S Nov 04 (308)  SECCHI COR2 deep exposure campaign for Parker Solar Probe (TBC)
		Daylight savings time ends in the US

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Scheduled activities for Week 45:

M Nov 05 (309)  SECCHI COR2 deep exposure campaign for Parker Solar Probe (TBC)
T Nov 06 (310)  SECCHI COR2 deep exposure campaign for Parker Solar Probe (TBC)
W Nov 07 (311)  
T Nov 08 (312)  
F Nov 09 (313)  
S Nov 10 (314)  
S Nov 11 (315)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 46:

M Nov 12 (316)  Ahead: Perihelion
		Ahead:	Momentum dump, 14:30 UT
T Nov 13 (317)  
W Nov 14 (318)  
T Nov 15 (319)  
F Nov 16 (320)  
S Nov 17 (321)  
S Nov 18 (322)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 47:

M Nov 19 (323)  
T Nov 20 (324)  
W Nov 21 (325)  
T Nov 22 (326)  
F Nov 23 (327)  
S Nov 24 (328)  
S Nov 25 (329)  

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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
* Mar 31-Apr 10		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Apr			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter
* Aug 28-Sep 7		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* Nov 4			Ahead:	Close approach of Parker Solar Probe

2020:

* Jan 24-Feb 4		Parker Solar Probe perihelion pass
* 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
* 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
* 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
* 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
* 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
* 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 Friday, 12-Oct-2018 18:44:47 GMT


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