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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 2 November 2007 8.30am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include a series of observations of Comet Holmes with ACIS-S. The source was accepted as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on Oct 26 and loads were replanned and uplinked on Oct 31. Observations of IGR J18256-1035 and SST24 J143447.70+330 were impacted by the TOO and will be observed as part of a future schedule.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of M31 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

1E 1048.1-5937 ACIS-S Nov 5 AX J1845-0258 ACIS-S RSG Cluster 2 ACIS-I Radiation Belts NGC2071-IRS1 ACIS-I Nov 6 M31 HRC-I Nov 7 RSG Cluster 2 ACIS-I MACS1621.6+3810 ACIS-I 31 Com HRC-I Radiation Belts delta Ori HD 36486 HRC-S/LETG Nov 9 HD 97484 ACIS-I Nov 10 NGC 4394 ACIS-S Nov 11


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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