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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 15 February 2002 7.00am EST

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

Chandra passed through eclipses 4, 5 and 6 of the 2002 Spring season on Feb 8, 11 and 13 with nominal power and thermal performance.

A routine real-time procedure was completed on Feb 11 to update the on-board the Ephemeris.

The observing schedule for next week is shown below and includes an observation of Sgr A* coordinated with the Very Large Array and the last in a series of long observations of the Hubble Deep Field North that total 2 million seconds.

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Radiation Belts Feb 18 Vega (5 obs) HRC-S Feb 19 Sgr A* ACIS-I AX J0335.2-1505 ACIS-S HD 37022 ACIS-S/HETG XRF011130 ACIS-I Feb 20 MACSJ0404.6+1109 ACIS-I 0806+20 ACIS-S Quest 0928-0213 ACIS-S H094605 ACIS-I H094633 ACIS-I RX J0806-4123 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Feb 21 HDF-N ACIS-I VEGA ACIS-S Feb 23 VEGA HRC-I Radiation Belts Feb 24 APM08279+5255 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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