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Today's EVE Cruciform and the Next Few Months

12 Apr 2017, 18:33 UTC
Today's EVE Cruciform and the Next Few Months
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Today SDO is performing the EVE Cruciform. Images may be missing or blurry due to the motion of SDO. The 2017-094 SDO FDS Quarterly (LongSet) Predicts have been delivered. They extend through 2017 DOY 338. The highlights include: 2017/109 (04/19) EVE FOV/ HMI/AIA Flatfield Calibration 2017/116 @ 1825z (04/26 @ 1425L) - Momentum Management Maneuver (Delta-H) MM #29 2017/145 @ 1824 to 1917z (05/25 @ 1424 to 1517L) - Lunar Transit 2017/207 @ TBD (07/26 @ TBD) - Momentum Management Maneuver (Delta-H)MM #30 (tentative) 2017/228 @ 0709z (08/16 @ 0309L) - Eclipse Season Starts 2017/233 @ 1927 to 1955z (08/21 @ 1527 to 1555L) - Lunar Transit (LunTran_2017233_2dc_14pshdw) 2017/242 @ TBD (08/30 @ TBD) - Delta-V Maneuver SK #15 (tentative) 2017/252 @ 0650z (09/09 @ 0250L) - Eclipse Season Ends 2017/292 @ 1941 to 2025z (10/19 @ 1541 to 1625L) - Lunar Transit (LunTran_2017292_2dc_26pshdw) With these new predicts we now think SDO will see a brief lunar transit on August 21, 2017, 1927-1955 UTC (3:27 pm ET to 3:55 pm ET). Although the Total Solar Eclipse passes over the continental US, SDO sees a brief transit 45 minutes after the Moon's shadow has moved off the coast into the Atlantic ...

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