Tohban Report 2013-03-20

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 13 Mar 2013
End Date: 20 Mar 2013
Tohban: Hazel Bain
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Next Tohban: Lindsay Glesener
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Solar Activity

Solar activity this week was low to moderate, with 1 M class flare and a number of C class flares. The majority of these flares were produced by AR 11692 which will rotate off the disk within the next 24 hours. There are currently 6 active regions on the disk, 5 of which will rotate over the limb in the next 48 hours.

How many GOES flares occurred?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were     18    26     1     0

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

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were     13    17     1     0

And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      8     7     0     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 267 / 45 over the time range 13-Mar-13 20-Mar-13

Memory Management

The SSR is emptying after each pass set with a maximum fill level of ~20%.

Spacecraft Status

Temperature ~112 K and 111 K for cold plate 1 and 2 respectively. The spin rate is ~14.8rpm

Data Gaps

No data gaps this week.

Detector issues

There were a couple of isolated spikes in Detector 3 and 6.

Other notes

A slow network connection from SAS server caused some data gaps throughout the week. However the data is now downloaded.

Decimation Normal/vigorous
HLAT Decimation Rear decimation weight 6, no front decimation
Night time data (fronts) +/- 4 minutes
Night time data (rears) Taking data at nights
Require extra passes? No
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? No problems.
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