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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 14 March 2008 8.30am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 13 Mar to update the on-board Ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 12 Mar of the Supernova Remnant N132D in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The Chandra data show an oxygen-rich shell whose origin may help constrain the progenitor mass and provide insight into how massive stars explode and enrich the surrounding interstellar medium. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of IC348 coordinated with the VLA.

Radiation Belts Mar 18 XTE J1810-197 ACIS-S SC1324+3051 ACIS-I Mar 19 IC 348 - Southwest ACIS-I KPD 0005+5106 ACIS-S Mar 20 140 ACIS-S 3C293 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Mar 21 SC1324+3051 ACIS-I Coma Cluster ACIS-I 3C300 ACIS-S Mar 22 H 1743-322 ACIS-S MACS1359 ACIS-I H 1743-322 ACIS-S Mar 23 Radiation Belts H 1743-322 ACIS-S Mar 24


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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