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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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