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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 10 August 2007 9.00am EDT

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

The data from an Aspect Camera dark current calibration conducted on Aug 7 were lost due to a DSN station anomaly and a repeat calibration will be rescheduled as soon as practical.

A real-time procedure was executed on Aug 8 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on Aug 8 of two supernova remnants, G347.3-0.5 and RCW 86, that combine XMM-Newton wide-field data with Chandra high resolution images to investigate energy production and particle acceleration mechanisims. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/2snr

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

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J1848-12 ACIS-I Aug 12 XTE J1701-462 ACIS-S AX J144547-5931 ACIS-S W40 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Aug 13 2MASX J010103-0134 ACIS-S Aug 14 Betelgeuse HRC-S NGC 5548 HRC-S/LETG IGR J17522-2657 HRC-I Aug 15 AX J1754.2-2754 HRC-I Radiation Belts Aug 16 FLS6 ACIS-I RSG Cluster 2 ACIS-I Aug 17 HCG 92 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Aug 18 RXJ1648.7+6019 ACIS-S Aug 19

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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