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Is this what station keeping maneuvers look like, or just glitches in data? (SOHO via Horizons)

I've been enjoying the JPL Horizons web interface and after I discovered the incredibly extensive database associated with SOHO (Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, also see sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov) ...
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Need help getting the true ICRF coordinates of SOHO using Horizons

In this answer I calculated the approximate angular separation between Mercury and the Sun as seen by the SOHO satellite using Skyfield's method of ...
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How (the heck) does SOHO's SWAN camera image the entire 4π sr celestial sphere?

Comet C/2020 F8 (SWAN) discussed in Astronomy SE: How is Comet SWAN C/2020 F8 doing? Will it become easily visible by eye? Why is SWAN dimming? was discovered by humans but using the SWAN camera on ...
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