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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 5 October 2007 9.00am EDT

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

Real-time procedure were executed on Oct 3 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer, and to perform a dump of the IU-A EEPROM.

A Chandra image release was issued on Oct 3 of the Orion nebula. The Chandra data were acquired over nearly continuous observations, lasting almost 13 days, and have allowed monitoring of the activity of Sun-like stars between 1 and 10 million years old. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/orion/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of NGC 4258 coordinated with the VLA.

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Radiation Belts Oct 8 2MASX J081040+4812 ACIS-S NGC 4258 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts Oct 10 NGC 4258 ACIS-S/HETG Oct 11 Radiation Belts Oct 13 SSA22 Protocluster ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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