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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 31 August 2007 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Aug 30 of an area in the Small Magellanic Cloud known as LHa115-N19. This area is filled with ionized hydrogen gas and it is where many massive stars are expelling dust and gas through stellar winds. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/n19/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a Director's discretionary time observation of M15.

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UGC 12491              ACIS-S        Sep 2
3C40 and PKS0123-0     ACIS-S        Sep 3
Radiation Belts
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG   Sep 4
IRAS 09022-3615        ACIS-S
SST24 J143539.34+3     ACIS-S
AX J143148-6021        ACIS-S        Sep 5
Group ID 2515          ACIS-S
M15                    HRC-I
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG
Radiation Belts                      Sep 6
Group ID 1635          ACIS-S
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG   Sep 7
3C40 and PKS0123-0     ACIS-S
NGC 7618               ACIS-S        Sep 8
Radiation Belts                      Sep 9
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG
IRAS 19542+1110        ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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