Tohban Report 2012-10-17

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Tohban Reports
Start Date: 10 Oct 2012
End Date: 17 Oct 2012
Tohban: Nicole Duncan
Tohban email:
Next Tohban: Claire Raftery
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Solar Activity

Solar Activity this week was moderate with mostly C class flares and a single RHESSI M class event. There were some flares on Oct 15 and Oct 17 which were occulted and showed compact sources over the NE limb. Currently only 2 of the 7 named regions on disk are flaring.

How many GOES flares occurred?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were     14    39     2     0

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

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      6    28     1     0

And how many had EXCELLENT coverage?

 Flares above B, C, M, X class were      3    16     0     0

There were RHESSI flares/GOES flares 291 / 55

Memory Management

SSR has not always been emptying, with ~10% remaining at the end of some passes.

Spacecraft Status

Cold plates 1 and 2 are currently sitting at 108.700K and 107.200K respectively.

Data Gaps

All gaps were filled in except one 15 minute gap on 12 Oct 2012, its data will not be recovered.

GAP START TIME GAP END TIME GAP (SEC) 2012-10-12T11:50:00.000 -- 2012-10-12T12:05:00.000 900.00000

Detector issues

Detector 8 continues to have degraded livetime and slower decay than other detectors when coming out of the SAA.

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? Yes
Requirement for moving pointer? No
Attenuator operation Normal
Detector problems? No new detector commanding.
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