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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 10 March 2006 7.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on 6 March to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release of the spiral galaxy NGC 2841 was issued on 6 March. The Chandra image shows multimillion degree gas rising above the disk of stars and cooler gas. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/n2841/

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of XTE J1817-330 coordinated with both RXTE and the VLA.

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Radiation Belts                      Mar 13
1RXS J103415.1+435      ACIS-S
1RXS J122344.6+373      ACIS-S
HZ43                    HRC-S/LETG
Vega                    HRC-I
Vega (4 obs)            HRC-S        Mar 14
E0102-72 (7 obs)        ACIS-I
RXJ 1131-1231           ACIS-S
NGC 4561                ACIS-S
HE 1104-1805            ACIS-S
XTE J1817-330           ACIS-S/HETG  Mar 15
Radiation Belts
NGC4278                 ACIS-S       Mar 16
NGC5068                 ACIS-S       Mar 17
3C 285                  ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Mar 18
E0102-72 (7 obs)        ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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