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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 April 2008 8.30am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was conducted on April 17 to perform a diagnostic dump of the Central Processing Electronics (CPE).

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below. We note that an observation of Cyg X-1 on Apr 20 (the end of the present week's schedule) has been coordinated with XMM-Newton, RXTE, Suzaku, INTEGRAL and Swift, as well as radio and optical ground-based observatories. In addition to the remarkable degree of coverage, the observation presents a unique opportunity for cross-calibration.

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Radiation Belts                     Apr 21
H1821+643               ACIS-S      Apr 22
Arakelian 564           HRC-S/LETG
XTE J1810-189           HRC-S       Apr 23
H1821+643               ACIS-S
RXJ1131-1231            ACIS-S      Apr 24
Radiation Belts
SAX J1750.8-2900        HRC-S
Carina South Pilla      ACIS-I
SDSS J1153+1136         ACIS-S      Apr 25
NGC 4388                ACIS-S/HETG
GRB080319B              ACIS-S      Apr 26
1637+574                ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
Carina South Pilla      ACIS-I      Apr 27
AX J1025.6-5757         ACIS-I
NGC4477                 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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