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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 25 January 2008 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 22 Jan to update the on-board Ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 23 Jan of the young star cluster Westerlund 2. The cluster has an estimated age of 1-2 millions years and contains some of the hottest, brightest and most massive stars known. For further details see:

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

Radiation Belts Jan 28 SNR 0104-72.3 ACIS-S IGR J16287-5021 ACIS-I Jan 29 HD 327083 ACIS-I NGC 6304 ACIS-S NGC 3521 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Jan 30 SNR 0104-72.3 ACIS-S Jan 31 S10 ACIS-S XTE J1701-462 ACIS-S PG1115+080 ACIS-S Feb 1 7C1040+4449 ACIS-S SN 1993J ACIS-S Haro 2 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Feb 2 W75N ACIS-I RXCJ0043.4-2037 ACIS-I Feb 3 3C17 ACIS-S 3C165 ACIS-S 7C1052+4547 ACIS-S MACS1115 ACIS-I DDO 53 ACIS-S Feb 4


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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