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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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