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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 30 November 2001 10.00am EST

Last week observations were resumed at 12:49pm on Nov 25 after the Nov 22 solar interruption have continued as planned. The 12 targets impacted by the event will be rescheduled in a future week.

A press release was issued on Nov 29 to announce the first X-ray view of the planet Venus. For details and the image itself see:

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes an observation of PHL 1811 coordinated with the Hubble Space Telescope and a series of calibration observations of the oxygen rich supernova remnant E0102-72.

LBQS 1205+1436 ACIS-S Dec 2 LBQS 1208+1535 ACIS-S CHVC125 ACIS-S 3C 427.1 ACIS-S Dec 3 LBQS 2350-0045A ACIS-S PHL 1811 ACIS-S Radiation Belts RX J0720.4-3125 ACIS-S Dec 4 DEM L 316 ACIS-S RX J0720.4-3125 ACIS-S Dec 5 DEM L 316 ACIS-S E0102-72 (8 obs) ACIS-I E0102-72 (3 obs) ACIS-S Dec 6 RX J0720.4-3125 (2 obs) ACIS-S Radiation Belts BETELGEUSE (4 obs) HRC-S Dec 7 BETELGEUSE ACIS-S MACS-J0825.5+6157 ACIS-I M31-T2 ACIS-I 2MASSJ222221+1959 ACIS-I PC 0025+0447 ACIS-S LBQS 0019+0107 ACIS-S Dec 8 2237+0305 ACIS-S E0102-72 (4 obs) ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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