Monday, December 14, 2020

Solar Eclipse Today

Want to watch today's Solar Eclipse? NASA has a webpage for you!

Check out the Goddard Engage TV Stream. The show starts at 10:30 am ET (1530 UTC) and ends one hour later. Totality is at 11:02 am ET (1602 UTC) where the camera is located.

The eclipse is not visible to SDO, but the view from the ground should be breath-taking.


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Momentum Management Maneuver (MM) #39 is Today

SDO will execute momentum management maneuver (MM) #39 today starting at 1930 UTC (2:30 pm ET). The maneuver should take about 30 minutes. During a maneuver SDO science data may be missing or blurred. These maneuvers are needed to keep SDO accurately pointed at the Sun and taking data.