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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 10 January 2008 8.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 8 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra press release was issued on Jan 10 in conjunction with the AAS describing data that provides one of the best pieces of evidence yet that many supermassive black holes are spinning extremely rapidly. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/08_releases/press_011008.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of APM 08279+5255 and LSR0602+3910 coordinated with ground-based optical telescopes.

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OB1A-776               ACIS-S       Jan 14
OB1A-1192              ACIS-S
RXJ1000.5+4409         ACIS-I
3CRR 204               ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
MACS1427+44            ACIS-I       Jan 15
APM 08279+5255         ACIS-S
MACS1427+44            ACIS-I       Jan 16
SDSS J144507.30+59     ACIS-S
3C223.1                ACIS-S
SDSS J0931+3622        ACIS-S       Jan 17
2MASX J160109+4623     ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
ESO 203-IG001          ACIS-S
Sirius B               HRC-S/LETG   Jan 18
J0517.1+1633           ACIS-I
LSR0602+3910           ACIS-I
IRAS F10173+0828       ACIS-S       Jan 19
IGR J16194-2810        HRC-I
Zwicky 3146            ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
3CRR 356               ACIS-S       Jan 20
SN 2006jc              ACIS-S
NGC6764                ACIS-S       Jan 21
3C381                  ACIS-S
S03                    ACIS-S
SDSS J1004+4231        ACIS-S
SDSS J102258.41+12     ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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