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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 1 September 2000 10.30am EDT

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

The observatory passed through the first Earth eclipse of the Fall 2000 season at 11:04pm EDT on 30 Aug (55.5 min) with nominal power and thermal performance. The second eclipse will occur at 2:26pm EDT on 2 Sept (76.0 min), the third at 5:56pm EDT on 5 Sept (84.1 min) and the fourth at 9:30pm EDT on 7 Sept.

A real-time procedure was run on 30 Aug to perform a routine EIA Sequencer self-check.

The planned observations for the coming week are as follows.

3C 58 ACIS-S Sep 4 AX J0223+4212 ACIS-I A773 ACIS-I Eclipse-3 84.1 min Radiation Belt Sep 5 A586 ACIS-I 2A 0335+096 ACIS-S CL 0024+17 ACIS-S Sep 6 Einstein Cross ACIS-S SBS 0335-052 ACIS-I Eclipse-4 84.5 min Radiation Belt Sep 7 1H 0253+193 ACIS-S Sep 8 A383 ACIS-I CL J0152.7-1357 ACIS-I A209 ACIS-I Sep 9 A3667 ACIS-I R Aquarii ACIS-S Sep 10 Radiation Belt


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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