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STEREO Coordinated Observations Calendar - 2012

Below, please find the archived plans for STEREO operations in the year 2012. Some unplanned events are also included. All dates and times are UTC unless otherwise specified. More detailed plans can be found in the weekly schedules (Ahead, Behind). This page is also available as plain text.

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Scheduled activities for Week 01:

M Jan 02 (002)  Ahead:  SECCHI watchdog reset, 22:16 UT
T Jan 03 (003)  Ahead:  SECCHI recovery from watchdog reset, 16:15 UT
W Jan 04 (004)  
T Jan 05 (005)  
F Jan 06 (006)  
S Jan 07 (007)  
S Jan 08 (008)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 02:

M Jan 09 (009)  
T Jan 10 (010)  Ahead:  SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 02:40 UT
		Behind: HGA calibration, 16:00
W Jan 11 (011)  
T Jan 12 (012)  Ahead:  HGA calibration, 19:00
F Jan 13 (013)  
S Jan 14 (014)  
S Jan 15 (015)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 03:

M Jan 16 (016)  
T Jan 17 (017)  
W Jan 18 (018)  
T Jan 19 (019)  
F Jan 20 (020)  
S Jan 21 (021)  
S Jan 22 (022)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 04:

M Jan 23 (023)  
T Jan 24 (024)  
W Jan 25 (025)  
T Jan 26 (026)  
F Jan 27 (027)  
S Jan 28 (028)  
S Jan 29 (029)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 05:

M Jan 30 (030)  
		
T Jan 31 (031)  
W Feb 01 (032)  Momentum dumps, Ahead: 17:00, Behind: 23:00
T Feb 02 (033)  
F Feb 03 (034)  
S Feb 04 (035)  
S Feb 05 (036)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 06:

M Feb 06 (037)  
T Feb 07 (038)
W Feb 08 (039)  Ahead:  Shadow track using station 24
T Feb 09 (040)  
F Feb 10 (041)  Behind: IMPACT SEPT-NS stopped collecting data, 05:27 UT
S Feb 11 (042)  
S Feb 12 (043)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 07:

M Feb 13 (044)  Behind: IMPACT SEPT-NS recovery, 18:00 UT
T Feb 14 (045)  Behind:	SECCHI stepped calibration, 07:05 UT
W Feb 15 (046)  
T Feb 16 (047)  
F Feb 17 (048)  
S Feb 18 (049)  
S Feb 19 (050)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 08:

M Feb 20 (051)  
T Feb 21 (052)  
W Feb 22 (053)  
T Feb 23 (054)  
F Feb 24 (055)  
S Feb 25 (056)  
S Feb 26 (057)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 09:

M Feb 27 (058)  
T Feb 28 (059)  
W Feb 29 (060)  
T Mar 01 (061)  
F Mar 02 (062)  
S Mar 03 (063)  
S Mar 04 (064)  

Notes:

* Large data gaps on Ahead due to missed pass on Feb 28:
	IMPACT:  17.7 hours beginning 22:13 on Mar 1
	SECCHI:  25.9 hours beginning 18:45 on Feb 27
	SWAVES:  16.5 hours beginning 23:11 on Mar 1

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Scheduled activities for Week 10:

M Mar 05 (065)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 18:00 UT
T Mar 06 (066)  
W Mar 07 (067)  
T Mar 08 (068)  Behind: Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
F Mar 09 (069)  Ahead:	Return-to-service test using station 15
		Ahead:  SECCHI watchdog reset, 4:12-18:00 UT.
S Mar 10 (070)  
S Mar 11 (071)  Start of daylight savings time in U.S.

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Scheduled activities for Week 11:

M Mar 12 (072)  
T Mar 13 (073)  
W Mar 14 (074)  
T Mar 15 (075)  
F Mar 16 (076)  
S Mar 17 (077)  
S Mar 18 (078)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 12:

M Mar 19 (079)  
T Mar 20 (080)  
W Mar 21 (081)  
T Mar 22 (082)  
F Mar 23 (083)  
S Mar 24 (084)  
S Mar 25 (085)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 13:

M Mar 26 (086)  
T Mar 27 (087)  
W Mar 28 (088)  Ahead:  Return-to-service track for station 14 at 160 kbps
T Mar 29 (089)  
F Mar 30 (090)  
S Mar 31 (091)  
S Apr 01 (092)  

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

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Scheduled activities for Week 14:

M Apr 02 (093)  
T Apr 03 (094)  Ahead:  SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 14:45 UT
W Apr 04 (095)  
T Apr 05 (096)  
F Apr 06 (097)  Ahead:  Perihelion
S Apr 07 (098)  
S Apr 08 (099)  Easter

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

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Scheduled activities for Week 15:

M Apr 09 (100)  
T Apr 10 (101)  
W Apr 11 (102)  Behind: Momentum dump, 15:00 UT
T Apr 12 (103)  
F Apr 13 (104)  
S Apr 14 (105)  
S Apr 15 (106)  

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

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Scheduled activities for Week 16:

M Apr 16 (107)  
T Apr 17 (108)  
W Apr 18 (109)  Ahead:  Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
T Apr 19 (110)  
F Apr 20 (111)  
S Apr 21 (112)  
S Apr 22 (113)  

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

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Scheduled activities for Week 17:

M Apr 23 (114)  Ahead:  Return-to-service track for station 26.
T Apr 24 (115)  
W Apr 25 (116)  
T Apr 26 (117)  
F Apr 27 (118)  
S Apr 28 (119)  
S Apr 29 (120)  

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

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Scheduled activities for Week 18:

M Apr 30 (121)  Ahead:	End downlink with LGA on 34 meter stations
T May 01 (122)  
W May 02 (123)  Behind:  DCDS test, 14-15 UT
T May 03 (124)  
F May 04 (125)  
S May 05 (126)  
S May 06 (127)  

Note:

* SCOSTEP Observing and Modeling Campaign On Space Weather Events (SOMCOSE),
  March 29 - April 30, tracking return of NOAA 11429.
  http://solar.physics.montana.edu/hypermail/mmscience/0856.html

* Old data will be flowing during the DCDS test.

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Scheduled activities for Week 19:

M May 07 (128)  
T May 08 (129)  
W May 09 (130)  
T May 10 (131)  
F May 11 (132)  
S May 12 (133)  
S May 13 (134)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 20:

M May 14 (135)  
T May 15 (136)  Behind: Momentum dump, 17:00 UT
W May 16 (137)  
T May 17 (138)  
F May 18 (139)  
S May 19 (140)  
S May 20 (141)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 21:

M May 21 (142)  
T May 22 (143)  Behind: Perihelion
W May 23 (144)  
T May 24 (145)  
F May 25 (146)  Behind: Return-to-service track with station 65
S May 26 (147)  
S May 27 (148)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 22:

M May 28 (149)  Memorial Day
T May 29 (150)  Behind:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 6:05 UT
W May 30 (151)  
T May 31 (152)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
F Jun 01 (153)  
S Jun 02 (154)  
S Jun 03 (155)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 23:

M Jun 04 (156)  
T Jun 05 (157)  
W Jun 06 (158)  
T Jun 07 (159)  
F Jun 08 (160)  Ahead:  SECCHI watchdog reset, 10:24-16:55 UT
S Jun 09 (161)  
S Jun 10 (162)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 24:

M Jun 11 (163)  
T Jun 12 (164)  Behind:	Momentum dump, 15:00 UT
W Jun 13 (165)  
T Jun 14 (166)  
F Jun 15 (167)  
S Jun 16 (168)  
S Jun 17 (169)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 25:

M Jun 18 (170)  
T Jun 19 (171)  
W Jun 20 (172)  
T Jun 21 (173)  
F Jun 22 (174)  
S Jun 23 (175)  
S Jun 24 (176)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 26:

M Jun 25 (177)  
T Jun 26 (178)  Ahead:  SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 2:20 UT
W Jun 27 (179)  
T Jun 28 (180)  
F Jun 29 (181)  
S Jun 30 (182)  Both:	Leap second added at 23:59:59 UT
S Jul 01 (183)  Behind: Return-to-service track for station 25

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Scheduled activities for Week 27:

M Jul 02 (184)  
T Jul 03 (185)  
W Jul 04 (186)  Independence Day
T Jul 05 (187)  
F Jul 06 (188)  
S Jul 07 (189)  
S Jul 08 (190)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 28:

M Jul 09 (191)  
T Jul 10 (192)  
W Jul 11 (193)  Behind: HGA calibration, 15:00 UT
T Jul 12 (194)  Ahead:  HGA calibration, 13:30 UT
F Jul 13 (195)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:30 UT
S Jul 14 (196)  
S Jul 15 (197)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 29:

M Jul 16 (198)  
T Jul 17 (199)  Behind:	Momentum dump, 19:30 UT
W Jul 18 (200)  
T Jul 19 (201)  
F Jul 20 (202)  
S Jul 21 (203)  
S Jul 22 (204)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 30:

M Jul 23 (205)  
T Jul 24 (206)  
W Jul 25 (207)  
T Jul 26 (208)  
F Jul 27 (209)  
S Jul 28 (210)  
S Jul 29 (211)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 31:

M Jul 30 (212)  
T Jul 31 (213)  
W Aug 01 (214)  
T Aug 02 (215)  
F Aug 03 (216)  
S Aug 04 (217)  
S Aug 05 (218)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 32:

M Aug 06 (219)  
T Aug 07 (220)  
W Aug 08 (221)  
T Aug 09 (222)  
F Aug 10 (223)  
S Aug 11 (224)  
S Aug 12 (225)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 33:

M Aug 13 (226)  
T Aug 14 (227)  
W Aug 15 (228)  
T Aug 16 (229)  
F Aug 17 (230)  
S Aug 18 (231)  
S Aug 19 (232)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 34:

M Aug 20 (233)  
T Aug 21 (234)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 15:30 UT
W Aug 22 (235)  Behind: Momentum dump, 18:00 UT
T Aug 23 (236)  Ahead: SLE testing with ESA, 15:00 UT
F Aug 24 (237)  
S Aug 25 (238)  
S Aug 26 (239)  

Notes:

* Simulated data will be flowing during the SLE testing

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Scheduled activities for Week 35:

M Aug 27 (240)  
T Aug 28 (241)  
W Aug 29 (242)  
T Aug 30 (243)  
F Aug 31 (244)  
S Sep 01 (245)  
S Sep 02 (246)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 36:

M Sep 03 (247)  Labor Day
		Behind: SECCHI watchdog reset, 13:-15:6 UT 
T Sep 04 (248)  Behind: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 11:15 UT
W Sep 05 (249)  
T Sep 06 (250)  
F Sep 07 (251)  
S Sep 08 (252)  
S Sep 09 (253)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 37:

M Sep 10 (254)  
T Sep 11 (255)  
W Sep 12 (256)  
T Sep 13 (257)  
F Sep 14 (258)  
S Sep 15 (259)  
S Sep 16 (260)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 38:

M Sep 17 (261)  
T Sep 18 (262)  Ahead: SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 08:40 UT
W Sep 19 (263)  
T Sep 20 (264)  Ahead: Venus transit as seen from Jupiter
F Sep 21 (265)  
S Sep 22 (266)  
S Sep 23 (267)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 39:

M Sep 24 (268)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:00 UT
T Sep 25 (269)  Behind: Momentum dump, 15:00 UT
W Sep 26 (270)  
T Sep 27 (271)  
F Sep 28 (272)  
S Sep 29 (273)  
S Sep 30 (274)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 40:

M Oct 01 (275)  
T Oct 02 (276)  
W Oct 03 (277)  Ahead:  Turbo beacon test, 10:05-04:55 next day
T Oct 04 (278)  Behind: Turbo beacon test, 11:50-17:40
F Oct 05 (279)  
S Oct 06 (280)  
S Oct 07 (281)  

Notes:

* Tests of Turbo decoding of beacon data from European stations on both
  spacecraft.

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Scheduled activities for Week 41:

M Oct 08 (282)  
T Oct 09 (283)  
W Oct 10 (284)  
T Oct 11 (285)  
F Oct 12 (286)  
S Oct 13 (287)  
S Oct 14 (288)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 42:

M Oct 15 (289)  
T Oct 16 (290)  
W Oct 17 (291)  
T Oct 18 (292)  
F Oct 19 (293)  
S Oct 20 (294)  
S Oct 21 (295)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 43:

M Oct 22 (296)  
T Oct 23 (297)  
W Oct 24 (298)  
T Oct 25 (299)  
F Oct 26 (300)  
S Oct 27 (301)  Behind: IMPACT/PLASTIC software reset
S Oct 28 (302)  Behind: Switch to IMU-2

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Scheduled activities for Week 44:

M Oct 29 (303)  
T Oct 30 (304)  
W Oct 31 (305)  
T Nov 01 (306)  
F Nov 02 (307)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:30 UT
S Nov 03 (308)  Behind: SECCHI watchdog reset, 14:37-20:00 UT
S Nov 04 (309)  End of daylight savings time in U.S.

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Scheduled activities for Week 45:

M Nov 05 (310)  Behind: Switch downlink rate to 120 kbps
T Nov 06 (311)  Behind: Momentum dump, 21:00 UT
W Nov 07 (312)  
T Nov 08 (313)  
F Nov 09 (314)  
S Nov 10 (315)  
S Nov 11 (316)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 46:

M Nov 12 (317)  Veterans Day
T Nov 13 (318)  Total solar eclipse, South Pacific
W Nov 14 (319)  
T Nov 15 (320)  
F Nov 16 (321)  
S Nov 17 (322)  
S Nov 18 (323)  

Notes:

* Significant telemetry shortfalls for Behind are expected during the week.

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Scheduled activities for Week 47:

M Nov 19 (324)  
T Nov 20 (325)  
W Nov 21 (326)  
T Nov 22 (327)  Thanksgiving
F Nov 23 (328)  
S Nov 24 (329)  
S Nov 25 (330)  

Notes:

* Significant telemetry shortfalls for Behind are expected during the week.

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Scheduled activities for Week 48:

M Nov 26 (331)  
T Nov 27 (332)  
W Nov 28 (333)  
T Nov 29 (334)  
F Nov 30 (335)  
S Dec 01 (336)  
S Dec 02 (337)  

Notes:

* Significant telemetry shortfalls for Behind are expected during the week.

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Scheduled activities for Week 49:

M Dec 03 (338)  
T Dec 04 (339)  Behind:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 08:15 UT
W Dec 05 (340)  
T Dec 06 (341)  Ahead:	Momentum dump, 16:45 UT
F Dec 07 (342)  
S Dec 08 (343)  
S Dec 09 (344)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 50:

M Dec 10 (345)  Behind: SECCHI watchdog reset, 10:39-18:00 UT
T Dec 11 (346)  
W Dec 12 (347)  
T Dec 13 (348)  
F Dec 14 (349)  
S Dec 15 (350)  
S Dec 16 (351)  

Notes:

* Significant telemetry shortfalls for both spacecraft are expected during the
  week.

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Scheduled activities for Week 51:

M Dec 17 (352)  
T Dec 18 (353)  Ahead:	SECCHI stepped calibration roll, 10:15 UT
W Dec 19 (354)  
T Dec 20 (355)  Behind:	Momentum dump, 21:00 UT
F Dec 21 (356)  
S Dec 22 (357)  
S Dec 23 (358)  

Notes:

* Significant telemetry shortfalls for both spacecraft are expected during the
  week.

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Scheduled activities for Week 52:

M Dec 24 (359)  
T Dec 25 (360)  Christmas
W Dec 26 (361)  
T Dec 27 (362)  
F Dec 28 (363)  
S Dec 29 (364)  
S Dec 30 (365)  

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