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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 October 2001 12.00pm EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on Oct 10 to update the on-board ephemeris.

Of note next week is the Chandra Fellows Symposium to be held on 15 Oct. Presentations will be made by the 14 current Fellows and will cover a wide range of Chandra research including stars, neutron stars, supernova remnants, atomic processes, black holes and determining cosmic distance scales.

Last week a very long (400 Ks) observation of the source RXJ1856.5-3754 was completed with HRC-S and the LETG. The schedule of observations for last week and the coming week is shown below.

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RXJ1856.5-3754 HRC-S/LETG Oct 8 Radiation Belts Oct 9 RXJ1856.5-3754 HRC-S/LETG Oct 10 Radiation Belts Oct 12 RXJ1856.5-3754 HRC-S/LETG Radiation Belts Oct 14 RXJ1856.5-3754 HRC-S/LETG Oct 15 XTE J1739-302 ACIS-I MXB 1659-298 ACIS-S 19410+2336 ACIS-S GD 358 ACIS-S Oct 16 3C330 ACIS-S NGC 4214 ACIS-S SN 1998S ACIS-S Radiation Belts Oct 17 Q0615+820 ACIS-S NGC 278 ACIS-S Oct 18 NGC 628 ACIS-S Arp 270 ACIS-S Oct 19 A1361 ACIS-S Radiation Belts G332.+0.1 ACIS-I Oct 20 A2554 ACIS-S 1RXSJ161411.3-630657 ACIS-I Oct 21 Puppis N Knot ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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