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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 37:

M Sep 10 (253)  
T Sep 11 (254)  
W Sep 12 (255)  
T Sep 13 (256)  
F Sep 14 (257)  
S Sep 15 (258)  
S Sep 16 (259)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 38:

M Sep 17 (260)  
T Sep 18 (261)  
W Sep 19 (262)  
T Sep 20 (263)  
F Sep 21 (264)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, battery)
S Sep 22 (265)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, carrier)
S Sep 23 (266)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, carrier)

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Scheduled activities for Week 39:

M Sep 24 (267)  
T Sep 25 (268)  
W Sep 26 (269)  
T Sep 27 (270)  
F Sep 28 (271)  
S Sep 29 (272)  
S Sep 30 (273)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 40:

M Oct 01 (274)  
T Oct 02 (275)  
W Oct 03 (276)  Ahead:	Interface test track with ESA Malargue
T Oct 04 (277)  
F Oct 05 (278)  
S Oct 06 (279)  
S Oct 07 (280)  

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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)
T Oct 18 (291)
F Oct 19 (292)
S Oct 20 (293)
S Oct 21 (294)

Note:

* Ahead: Coverage is short 4 hours between Friday and Sunday, Oct 19-21.

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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
F Oct 26 (299)  
S Oct 27 (300)  
S Oct 28 (301)  

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Upcoming events:

Behind events are contingent on recovering the spacecraft.

2018:

* Nov 4,5,6		Ahead:	SECCHI COR2 deep exposure campaign with first
      				Parker Solar Probe perihelion (dates TBC)

2019:

* Mar			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter
* Apr			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter
* Nov 4			Ahead:	Close approach of Parker Solar Probe

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
* Sep			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 480 kbps for 34 meter

2021:

* Jul			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter
* Aug			Ahead:	Switch downlink rate to 720 kbps for 34 meter

2022:

2023:

* May 5			Behind:	Mercury transit
* Jul 17		Behind:	Closest approach to Earth
* Aug 13		Ahead:	Closest approach to Earth

2024:

2025:

* Apr 7			Ahead:	Mercury transit

2026:

2027:

* Feb 1			Behind: Mercury transit

2028:

2029:

* Jun 30		Ahead:	Mercury transit

 

Plans last modified Tuesday, 11-Sep-2018 18:12:54 GMT


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