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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 29 September 2006 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include an observation of CXO J164710.2-455216 that was accepted as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on September 22. Loads were replanned and uplinked on September 25. As a result of the replan, an observation of G13.9-0.0 was added to the schedule and an observation of HESS J1713-381 was impacted and will be rescheduled in a later load.

A Chandra press release was issued on 27 September describing observations of the HII region NGC 3576, a cluster of point-like X-ray sources, some of which are massive young stars that are shredding the cloud of gas from which they formed. For details see:

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

IGR J17497-2821 ACIS-S/HETG Oct 1 CXO J164710.2-4552 ACIS-S G292.0+1.8 ACIS-I Oct 2 Radiation Belts NGC 1156 ACIS-S Oct 3 NGC 0855 ACIS-S G292.0+1.8 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Oct 5 B2224+65 ACIS-S Abell 1995 Field 2 ACIS-I Oct 6 CTB 37A ACIS-I Oct 7 G292.0+1.8 ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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