Tohban Report 2012-12-05

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 28 Nov 2012
End Date: 5 Dec 2012
Tohban: Hugh Hudson
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Next Tohban: Nicole Duncan
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Solar Activity

Another feeble week, F10.7 dropping below 100 at the end. One well-observed M flare on 28-Nov., not apparently noteworthy. One very fast and tiny GOES event SOL2012-12-06T00:53 with type III but of little use.

How many GOES flares occurred?
  Flares above B, C, M, X class were     35    39     3     0
And how many of these are listed in the RHESSI flare list?
  Flares above B, C, M, X class were     22    29     2     0
And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?
  Flares above B, C, M, X class were     13    10     1     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 313 / 77 over the time range 27-Nov-12 06-Dec-12

Memory Management

Memory management is OK.

Spacecraft Status

Cryocooler behavior as expected.

Data Gaps

Noisy data in a period of about 20 minutes starting at 03:45 UT on 30-Nov, due apparently to poor telemetry (must have been Wallops). This is listed as a gap in the packets record.

Detector issues


Other notes

This report was greatly delayed, sorry!

Spacecraft Management

No comments, all normal

Decimation Normal/vigorous
HLAT Decimation
Night time data (fronts) +/- 4 minutes
Night time data (rears)
Require extra passes? No
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? None
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