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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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