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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 13 April 2018 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Apr 12 to perform a diagnostic dump of the Control Processing Electronics (CPE).

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of M87, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Apr 2 and is coordinated with NuSTAR, and observations of Sgr A* coordinated with NuSTAR and the Event Horizon Telescope.

SN2014C ACIS-S Apr 16 A1795 ACIS-I 4C+50.43 ACIS-S CDWFS ACIS-I Apr 17 VTC22180103 ACIS-S CDWFS ACIS-I Radiation Belts Apr 18 MACSJ1206-0847 ACIS-I SDSS1004+4112 ACIS-S Apr 19 A1795 ACIS-I SgrA* ACIS-S NGC4316 ACIS-S Apr 20 SDSSJ110458.30+2908 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Apr 21 MACSJ1206-0847 ACIS-I IC3322 ACIS-S M87 ACIS-S SgrA* ACIS-S SDSSJ214613.30+0009 ACIS-S Apr 22 SN2014C ACIS-S A1795 ACIS-I EQJ1122+2550 ACIS-S A1795 ACIS-S Apr 23 Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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