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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 16 December 2005 9.00am EST

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

A realtime procedure was completed on December 15 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 15 December of the Supernova SN1006. The compelling image and further details can be found at: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sn1006/

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes the first segments of a long series of observations of the globular cluster 47 Tuc that will be continued over the next two weeks.

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Radiation Belts                      Dec 18
47 Tuc                 HRC-S         Dec 19
Capella                HRC-I
Capella (2 obs)        HRC-I
RX J0806.3+1527        HRC-S/LETG
47 Tuc                 HRC-S         Dec 20
Radiation Belts                      Dec 21
47 Tuc                 HRC-S
Capella (2 obs)        HRC-I
RX J0806.3+1527        HRC-S/LETG
47 Tuc                 HRC-S         Dec 23
Radiation Belts
47 Tuc                 HRC-S         Dec 24
Capella (4 obs)        HRC-I
HCG 30                 ACIS-S        Dec 25
47 Tuc                 HRC-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations

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