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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 25 June 2004 8:30am EDT

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

A Chandra press release was issued on Jun 22 discussing evidence that extremely hot gas exists in a large region at the center of the Milky Way. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/04_releases/press_062204.html

The observing schedule for next week is shown below and includes coordinated observations of Mrk 590 with XMM-Newton and Integral and of 3C273 with XMM-Newton:

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LBQS 0010-0012         ACIS-S        Jun 27
Abell 4038             ACIS-I
3C 78                  ACIS-S        Jun 28
NGC55                  ACIS-I
SN1988Z                ACIS-S        Jun 29
Radiation Belts
3C273                  ACIS-S/HETG   Jun 30
3C273                  ACIS-S/LETG
NGC3132                ACIS-S        Jul  1
RXJ1718.4-4029         ACIS-S
F1300-2556             ACIS-S
NGC6791                ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Jul  2
RX J1708-4009          ACIS-S
1RXS J175428.3-262     ACIS-S        Jul  3
G344.7-0.1             ACIS-S
HR 6749                ACIS-I
Mrk 590                ACIS-S/HETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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