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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 November 2006 8.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 31 Oct to perform a dump of OBC-A memory. The dump confirmed that that the cause of a fixed overflow error recorded on 15 Oct was the benign roll-over of the ground command counter, cmd_accept_count. A second real-time procedure was conducted on 1 Nov to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on 2 Nov of a composite Chandra/Hubble/VLA image of the galaxy cluster MS0735.6+7421. For details see: image

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

Radiation Belts Nov 6 M17 ACIS-I UGC12759 ACIS-S Nov 7 NGC 1893 ACIS-I HE 1104-1805 ACIS-S M17 ACIS-I Abell 2744 ACIS-I Nov 8 Radiation Belts NGC 1893 ACIS-I Nov 9 RXJ 1131-1231 ACIS-S Nov 10 M17 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Nov 11 TDE J022516.9-043258 ACIS-S IC 342 X-1 ACIS-S Nov 12


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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