Wednesday, July 20, 2016

EVE Cruciform today

SDO will perform an EVE cruciform maneuver today. From 1700-2152 UTC (1:00 p.m.-5:52 p.m. ET), SDO will rock up and down and back and forth as a calibration maneuver. During this time the AIA and HMI images may be blurred or blank.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Momentum Management Maneuver Today

SDO will perform momentum management maneuver #26 today from 1945-2000 UTC (3:45-4:00 p.m. ET) today. Science data is not returned during the maneuver.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

HMI Roll Today

We are starting the July maneuver season. Today is the HMI roll maneuver from 1500-2000 UTC (11 am ET to 4 pm ET). During the roll the Sun will appear to flip in the NRT data. This data is used to maintain the calibration of HMI and to study how round the Sun is.