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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 22 September 2006 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra press release was issued on 18 September describing combined Chandra and XMM-Newton observations of the supernova RCW 86 that shows the expanding ring of debris that was created after the massive progenitor star collapsed onto itself and exploded. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/rcw86/

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

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Radiation Belts Sep 24 Sgr A* ACIS-I Sep 25 SDSS J0129+3842 ACIS-S M33 Field 1 ACIS-I Deep GCS 10 ACIS-I Sep 26 HESS J1713--381 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Sep 27 WR20a ACIS-I Sep 28 CNOC 2150-05 ACIS-I NGC 0672 ACIS-S Sep 29 Radiation Belts M31 HRC-I Sep 30 SC1604+4311 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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