Tohban Report 2012-09-26

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 19 Sep 2012
End Date: 26 Sep 2012
Tohban: Hazel Bain
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Next Tohban: Juan Carlos Martinez Oliveros
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Solar Activity

Solar Activity this week was low with only 12 C class flares. There are currently 8 active regions on disk with a forecast of low to intermediate events for the next 48 hours. STEREO B shows a couple of small active regions are due to rotate onto the disk within the next couple of days.

How many GOES flares occurred?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      9    12     0     0

And how many of these are listed in the RHESSI flare list?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      7    10     0     0

And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      4     4     0     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 163 / 21 over the time range 19-Sep-12 26-Sep-12

Memory Management

SSR has been emptying out at the end of the pass set.

Spacecraft Status

Cold plates 1 and 2 are currently sitting at 107.9 and 106.4 K respectively.

Data Gaps

There were only 2 short 5 minute data gaps on the 21st of September.

Detector issues

The HV on detector 8 was lowered by 6 steps to 3554 V at 2012-09-21 15:59:51 UT. However it still shows a slower day coming out of the SAA than other detectors.

Spacecraft Management

Decimation Active/vigorous
HLAT Decimation Rear decimation weight 6, no front decimation
Night time data (fronts) +/- 4 minutes
Night time data (rears) +/- 4 minutes
Require extra passes? No
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? HV on detector 8 was lowered by 6 steps.
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