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STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar

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

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 42:

M Oct 14 (287)  
T Oct 15 (288)  
W Oct 16 (289)  
T Oct 17 (290)  
F Oct 18 (291)  
S Oct 19 (292)  
S Oct 20 (293)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 43:

M Oct 21 (294)  
T Oct 22 (295)  Ahead: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 15:25 UTC
W Oct 23 (296)  Ahead: Perihelion
T Oct 24 (297)  
F Oct 25 (298)  13th STEREO launch anniversary
S Oct 26 (299)  
S Oct 27 (300)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 44:

M Oct 28 (301)  
T Oct 29 (302)  
W Oct 30 (303)  
T Oct 31 (304)  
F Nov 01 (305)  Ahead: Momentum dump, 21:30 UTC
S Nov 02 (306)  
S Nov 03 (307)  Daylight savings time ends in US

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Scheduled activities for Week 45:

M Nov 04 (308)  Ahead: Close approach of Parker Solar Probe
T Nov 05 (309)  
W Nov 06 (310)  Ahead: Test of three links per operator, 19:45-22:45 UT
T Nov 07 (311)  
F Nov 08 (312)  
S Nov 09 (313)  
S Nov 10 (314)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 46:

M Nov 11 (315)  
T Nov 12 (316)  
W Nov 13 (317)  
T Nov 14 (318)  
F Nov 15 (319)  
S Nov 16 (320)  Ahead: Return-to-service test with station 55, 15:45-18:45 UT
S Nov 17 (321)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 47:

M Nov 18 (322)  
T Nov 19 (323)  
W Nov 20 (324)  
T Nov 21 (325)  STEREO subsystem review, 8:30-12 EST
F Nov 22 (326)  
S Nov 23 (327)  
S Nov 24 (328)  

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2019:

* Dec 26		Parker Solar Probe Venus flyby

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
* 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, 15-Oct-2019 17:53:40 GMT


Last Revised: Tuesday, 15-Jan-2019 22:43:24 GMT
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