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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 19 August 2005 8.30am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 17 August to update the on-board ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 17 August describing recent observations that have revealed new details about the fiery ring surrounding the stellar explosion that produced Supernova 1987A. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sn87a/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Kelu-1 coordinated with the VLA.

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Radiation Belts Aug 21 Limiting Window ACIS-I Aug 22 PKS 1030-357 ACIS-S DLS J1359-1055 ACIS-I Aug 23 RGB1324+576 ACIS-S Kelu-1 ACIS-S SDSS J233837.10-00 ACIS-S Belts Aug 24 RX J0720.4-3125 HRC-S/LETG IC 1613 ACIS-S Aug 25 X1908+375 ACIS-S/HETG SMCwing 20 ACIS-I Aug 26 Radiation Belts IRAS05436-0007 ACIS-I Aug 27 RX J0720.4-3125 HRC-S/LETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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