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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 July 2007 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the 3rd, 4th and 5th eclipses of the 2007 Summer season on Jun 29, Jul 1 and 5 with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was executed on Jul 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of 3C 273, 3C279 and 3C454.3 coordinated with Spitzer.

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RBS 797 ACIS-S Jul 8 SDSS J115138.24+00 ACIS-S Jul 9 Deep GCS 4 ACIS-I 1A 1244-60 ACIS-I A1413 ACIS-I Radiation Belts SDSS J172759.15+54 ACIS-S Jul 10 3C273 ACIS-S/HETG AX J165646-4239 ACIS-S XMM2215-1738 ACIS-S SN 2005db ACIS-S Jul 11 3C279 ACIS-S/HETG UGC 1455 ACIS-S 3C454.3 ACIS-S/HETG NGC 1400 ACIS-S XMM2215-1738 ACIS-S AX J190534+0659 ACIS-S Jul 12 NGC 3913 ACIS-S A1758 Radiation Belts IRAS F22491-1808 ACIS-S Jul 13 SNR 1987A ACIS-S PKS2155-304 ACIS-S/HETG PKS2155-304 ACIS-S/LETG Jul 14 PKS2155-304 ACIS-S/HETG LHA 120-N 11 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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