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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 20 January 2006 9.00am EST

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

Chandra passed through the final two eclipses of the 2006 winter season on Jan 14 and 17 with nominal power and thermal performance. A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 17 to disable SCS 29 as a standard action following the eclipse season.

A realtime procedure was completed on Jan 18 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

Of note last week was the conduct on Jan 18 of the 2006 Chandra Fellows Peer Review.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

NGC3379 ACIS-S Jan 23 cl1357+6232 ACIS-I Jan 24 Radiation Belts NGC 3600 ACIS-S Jan 25 NGC 3344 ACIS-S Abell754-P5 ACIS-I HZ43 HRC-I/LETG Cygnus X-3 ACIS-S/HETG IRAS08572+3915 ACIS-S Jan 26 Cygnus X-3 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts Jan 27 Abell754-P2 ACIS-I Abell754-P3 ACIS-I SNR1987A ACIS-S Jan 28 Abell754-P6 ACIS-I Abell754-P7 ACIS-I AM 2049-691 ACIS-S NGC 3640 ACIS-S Jan 29 cl1357+6232 ACIS-I SDSS J1001+5454 ACIS-S SDSS J0950+5801 ACIS-S NGC 7013 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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