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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 9 June 2006 8.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on June 5 of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) where a diffuse, X-ray emitting cloud of hot gas was discovered in the midst of a collection of point-like sources. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/m31/

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of 1E 1048.1-5937 coordinated with HST.

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Radiation Belts Jun 11 NGC 5949 ACIS-S Abell 2589 ACIS-S Kes 75 ACIS-S Jun 12 NGC3065 ACIS-S 1RXS J102659.6+364 ACIS-S 1RXS J142423.3-020 ACIS-S Jun 13 HD104237A (DX Cha) ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts UGC9692 ACIS-S Jun 14 SDSS J1014+4300 ACIS-S 1RXS J110219.6+022 ACIS-S 1E 1048.1-5937 ACIS-S Abell2589 ACIS-S M33 Field 4 ACIS-I Jun 15 Radiation Belts Jun 16 NGC1493 ACIS-S 1H 1905+000 ACIS-S Jun 17

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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