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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 14 July 2006 6.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the third and fourth eclipses of the 2006 summer season on July 10 and 13 with nominal power and thermal performance. A real-time procedure was executed on July 8 to clear a glitch counter that incremented during exit from the second eclipse of the season on July 7. The counter increment is expected under certain timing and thermal conditions.

A real-time procedure was executed on 7 July to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of Sgr A* coordinated with ground observatories.

NGC 4343 ACIS-S Jul 16 SDSS J1521+5202 ACIS-S SDSS J1106+6400 ACIS-S GRB 000418 ACIS-S Sgr A* ACIS-I 4U 1728-34 ACIS-S/HETG Jul 17 Radiation Belts Jul 18 4U 1728-34 ACIS-S/HETG PSR B1931+24 ACIS-S Jul 20 Radiation Belts Q2237+0305 ACIS-S Jul 21 Kepler's Supernova ACIS-S 4U 1728-34 ACIS-S/HETG Jul 22


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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