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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 21 February 2003 11.00am EST

During the last week Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned. A Chandra image release of the spiral galaxy NGC 3079 was made on 19 February. The Chandra X-ray image has been combined with Hubble's optical image to compose this stunning picture. The observing schedule for next week is shown below and includes three observations of Jupiter coordinated with the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Radiation Belts                     Feb 23
Jupiter                ACIS-S       Feb 24
Jupiter                HRC-I
Jupiter                ACIS-S       Feb 25
FIRST J0820+3640       ACIS-S       Feb 26
TXS 0821+411           ACIS-S
NGC1055                ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
0532-710 [N206]        ACIS-S       Feb 27
OH231.8+4.2            ACIS-S
0532-710 [N206]        ACIS-S       Feb 28
SNR 0049-73.6          ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                     Mar 1
NGC 1818               ACIS-S
DLS J1049-0417         ACIS-I       Mar 2
A1651                  ACIS-I
SDSS J125943.59+010255 ACIS-S
SDSS J131108.48+003151 ACIS-S
J 132512+112329        ACIS-S
Q1208+1011             ACIS-S
PSS 1058+1245          ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems, with the exception of MUPS thruster A-1 as noted above, continued to operate nominally.

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