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Important notice about STEREO Behind

Solar Orbiter encounter with Venus, 24 December 2026

This figure shows the orbital configuration of STEREO Ahead (red) during the encounter of Solar Orbiter (orange) with the planet Venus on 24 December 2026. The dashed orange line represents the orbit following the encounter.

Orbital plot

Note that the projected location of STEREO Behind is also plotted. However, that spacecraft is not currently operational. Follow this link for more information.

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The following figure shows the progression of Solar Orbiter through the fields of view of the STEREO/SECCHI telescopes. The images are simulated, based on data from earlier in the STEREO mission.



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