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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 26:

M Jun 25 (176)  
T Jun 26 (177)  
W Jun 27 (178)  
T Jun 28 (179)  
F Jun 29 (180)  
S Jun 30 (181)  
S Jul 01 (182)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 27:

M Jul 02 (183)  
T Jul 03 (184)  Ahead: Return-to-service track with station 25
W Jul 04 (185)  Independence Day
T Jul 05 (186)  
F Jul 06 (187)  
S Jul 07 (188)  
S Jul 08 (189)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 28:

M Jul 09 (190)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (1 kHz, battery)
T Jul 10 (191)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 43 (1 kHz, carrier)
W Jul 11 (192)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 43 (1 kHz, carrier)
T Jul 12 (193)  
F Jul 13 (194)  
S Jul 14 (195)  
S Jul 15 (196)

Notes:

* Power system maintenance work at SSC site, Jul 19, 20-22 UT.  The SSC is
  expected to remain up on UPS.

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Scheduled activities for Week 29:

M Jul 16 (197)  
T Jul 17 (198)  
W Jul 18 (199)  
T Jul 19 (200)  
F Jul 20 (201)  
S Jul 21 (202)  
S Jul 22 (203)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 30:

M Jul 23 (204)  
T Jul 24 (205)  Ahead: Momentum dump, 20:30 UT
W Jul 25 (206)  
T Jul 26 (207)  
F Jul 27 (208)  
S Jul 28 (209)  
S Jul 29 (210)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 31:

M Jul 30 (211)  
T Jul 31 (212)  
W Aug 01 (213)  
T Aug 02 (214)  
F Aug 03 (215)  
S Aug 04 (216)  
S Aug 05 (217)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 32:

M Aug 06 (218)  
T Aug 07 (219)  
W Aug 08 (220)  
T Aug 09 (221)  
F Aug 10 (222)  
S Aug 11 (223)  
S Aug 12 (224)  

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Scheduled activities for Week 33:

M Aug 13 (225)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search, battery)
T Aug 14 (226)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search, carrier)
W Aug 15 (227)  Behind:	Recovery track, DSN 14 (search, carrier)
T Aug 16 (228)  
F Aug 17 (229)  
S Aug 18 (230)  
S Aug 19 (231)  

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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
* Apr			Behind:	Switch downlink rate to 240 kbps for 34 meter

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, 03-Jul-2018 18:19:28 GMT


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