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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 11 May 2007 8.30am EST

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

A Chandra press release was issued on May 7 describing observations of SN 2006gy, the brightest stellar explosion ever recorded, which may be a long-sought new type of supernova. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of M87 coordinated with HST.

EXHYA ACIS-S/HETG May 13 M87 ACIS-S May 15 Radiation Belts IGR J14515-5542 ACIS-S May 16 GRB 060729 ACIS-S Cir X-1 HRC-I GRS 1741.9-2853 ACIS-I Sgr A* ACIS-I EXHYA ACIS-S/HETG Bootes3 1 ACIS-I May 17 Radiation Belts May 18 EXHYA ACIS-S/HETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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