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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 April 2006 8.00am EDT

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

Real-time procedures were executed on 5 April to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer, and to perform a diagnostic dump of the Central Processing Electronics (CPE).

A Chandra press release was issued on April 6 describing observations of the detection in X-rays of a proto supermassive binary black hole. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/06_releases/press_040606.html

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

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NGC 1365                ACIS-S       Apr 10
A2717                   ACIS-I
SDSS J220445.36+00      ACIS-S
NGC 7090                ACIS-S
Sgr A*                  ACIS-I       Apr 11
Radiation Belts
HD104237A (DX Cha)      ACIS-S/HETG
NGC 1365                ACIS-S       Apr 12
DG Tau                  ACIS-S
RXC J1324.1+1358        ACIS-S
CG 12                   ACIS-I       Apr 13
HD104237A (DX Cha)      ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts
AM 0630-353             ACIS-S       Apr 14
NGC 1365                ACIS-S
ELAIS-S1 E              ACIS-I
CG 12                   ACIS-I       Apr 15
RXJ 1131-1231           ACIS-S
CG 12                   ACIS-I
DB2001 CL-123           ACIS-I
UGC6860                 ACIS-S       Apr 16
HD104237A (DX Cha)      ACIS-S/HETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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