Tohban Report 2013-12-26

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 18 Dec 2013
End Date: 26 Dec 2013
Tohban: Pascal Saint-Hilaire
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Next Tohban: Juan Carlos Martinez Oliveros
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Solar Activity

Sun was pretty active this week, thanks mostly to AR 1928, which just rotated off the disk (Sun is much quieter now).

How many GOES flares occurred?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      2    59     9     0

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

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      2    50     8     0

And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      2    37     7     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 449 / 70 over the time range 18-Dec-13 25-Dec-13

Memory Management

The SSR is empty at the end of each set of daily passes, reaching a weekly maximum of 36%. Front decimation (Weight 2) was engaged some of the time.

Spacecraft Status

No special commanding this week.

The cold plate temperatures 1 and 2 were at 113.6 and 114.4 K, respectively. Trending downwards.

Data Gaps

300 s on Dec 18th. None otherwise.

Detector issues

None detected.

Other notes

Spacecraft Management

Decimation Normal/Vigorous
HLAT Decimation Rear decimation weight 6, front decimation engaged a few times during active times.
Night time data (fronts) taken.
Night time data (rears) Enabled
Require extra passes? No
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? None
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