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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 20 August 2004 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include two observations of GRB 040812 that was approved as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on Aug 13. Loads were replanned and uplinked on Aug 15 for observing on Aug 17 and 22. Observations of Kepler and 1E0657-56 (portion) were impacted by the TOO and will be rescheduled for a later load.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of the Targets of Opportunity SN 2004dj and QS Tel.

0142-100 ACIS-S Aug 23 SN 2004dj ACIS-S 1E0657-56 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Aug 24 1E0657-56 ACIS-I Abell 13 ACIS-S Aug 25 SNR1987A ACIS-S/LETG Aug 26 Radiation Belts SNR1987A ACIS-S/LETG Aug 27 CXOGC J174540.0-29 ACIS-I Aug 28 Vega HRC-I QS Tel HRC-S/LETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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