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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 October 2007 8.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include a 96 Ks LETG/HRC-S observation of H2356-309. The source was accepted as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on Oct 10 and loads were replanned and uplinked on Oct 11. An observation of NGC4252 was reduced in duration to accommodate the TOO and the balance will be observed as part of a future schedule.

Chandra passed through a 16 minute lunar eclipse on Oct 10 with nominal power and thermal performance. A real-time procedure was conducted following the eclipse on Oct 11 to disable SCS 29. A second real-time procedure was conducted on Oct 11 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

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

2A 0335+096 ACIS-S Oct 14 Radiation Belts Oct 15 G266.2-1.2 South ACIS-S Oct 16 AX J144519-5949 ACIS-S Oct 17 SDSS J144507.30+59 ACIS-S NGC1023 ACIS-S 3C 445 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Oct 18 PSR J1832+0029 ACIS-S Oct 19 Chandra Deep Field ACIS-I APMUKS 230535-1029 ACIS-S Oct 20


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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