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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 March 2006 8.30am EST

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

A realtime procedure was completed on Mar 16 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

Of note last week was the Chandra Cycle 8 proposal deadline at 6pm EST on March 15. A total of 723 GO proposals were received and the submission process proceeded smoothly.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of the object 4U 1636-53 coordinated with RXTE.

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cl0350-3801 ACIS-I Mar 19 ArLac (21 obs) HRC-S 4C19.44 ACIS-S Mar 20 Radiation Belts E0102-72 ACIS-I Mar 21 E0102-72 ACIS-S 4U 1636-53 ACIS-S/HETG E0102-72 (2 obs) ACIS-I Mar 22 Cas A ACIS-I Cas A HRC-I Cas A ACIS-S HD 217833 ACIS-S WR 140 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts Mar 23 RS Oph HRC-S/LETG Mar 24 Abell 2052 ACIS-S 87GB 1437+4423 ACIS-S Mar 25 87GB 1459+4803 ACIS-S Mar 26 87GB 1623+5659 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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