Tohban Report 2013-07-03

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 26 June 2013
End Date: 3 July 2013
Tohban: Jim McTiernan
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Solar Activity

Activity was mostly weak this week, but is picking up, with an M class flare on 3-July, and an increase in GOES background from ~B3 to ~B6. There are 10 active regions on the disk, including a new small region, 11787, which produced the M1.5 flare. AR 11785, slightly to the west of 11787 is now a large beta-gamma-delta region, which may also produce some large flares.

How many GOES flares occurred?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were     24    18     0     0

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

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were     15    11     0     0

And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      9     2     0     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 182 / 42 over the time range 27-Jun-13 03-Jul-13

Memory Management

The SSR is empty at the end of each set of daily passes.

Spacecraft Status

The cold plates 1 and 2 were at 113.3 K and 119.1 K respectively, on July 1, the most recent daily averages.

Data Gaps

Nothing real, but a dropped monitor rate packet shows up as a data gap, 1-jul-2013 21:55UT.

Detector issues

Nothing unusual...

Other notes

Spin up was preformed between 21:53 and 23:25 UT on 1-Jul-2013. We achieved a spin rate of 14.97 RPM.

Spacecraft Management

Decimation Normal/Vigorous
HLAT Decimation Rear decimation weight 6, no front decimation
Night time data (fronts) +/- 4 minutes
Night time data (rears) Enabled
Require extra passes? No
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? None
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