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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 22 September 2017 9.00am EDT

During the last week Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned.

A Chandra image release was issued on Sep 18 describing a new three-dimensional model of the fast symbiotic nova V745 Sco as seen in outburst. V745 Sco is a binary star system that consists of a red giant star and a white dwarf. Data from the 2014 eruption were used to create a model which suggests the nova explosionís blast wave and ejected material were likely concentrated along the north and south poles of the binary system. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes two observations of NGC1313 X-1 coordinated with NuSTAR, and an observation of MAXI J1535-571, which is a followup to a Target of Opportunity which was accepted on Sep 8 and is coordinated with NuSTAR, Gemini and the JVLA.

W0134-2607 ACIS-S Sep 24 XXL-N0282 ACIS-S W0149+2350 ACIS-S Sep 25 CFHQSJ0050+3445 ACIS-S PS12bli ACIS-S 2MASSJ00423991+3017 ACIS-S SDSS2232+0012 ACIS-S NGC1313X-1 ACIS-S/HETG Sep 26 Radiation Belts Sep 27 MAXIJ1535-571 ACIS-S/HETG SDSSJ220537.71-0711 ACIS-S XXL-N0356 ACIS-S SDSS2206+0003 ACIS-S Abell1931 ACIS-I Sep 28 G114.78 ACIS-I W2201+0226 ACIS-S PTF09ge ACIS-S Radiation Belts Sep 29 NGC1313X-1 ACIS-S/HETG G243.14 ACIS-I Sep 30 PS13byi ACIS-S SDSSJ2310+1855 ACIS-S NGC7052 ACIS-S SDSSJ225240.37+0109 ACIS-S Oct 1 ClGJ225656+244547 ACIS-I SDSS1004+4112 ACIS-S Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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