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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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