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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 14 November 2003 11.30am EST

Last week the observing schedule was resumed at 7:25am on Nov 8 after radiation levels reached acceptable levels following the extreme activity of the last two weeks. A total of 741.7 Ks of science time was lost between 24 Oct and 8 Nov due to 4 load halts.

Real-time procedures were completed on 8 Nov associated with restarting the daily loads following the radiation shutdown.

The observing schedule for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of PKS2155-304 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

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AM0644-741 SW Ring ACIS-S Nov 17 MACS2214.9-1359 ACIS-I Radiation Belts NGC 7457 ACIS-S Nov 18 MS2137.3-2353 ACIS-S 2255-282 ACIS-S Nov 19 LBQS 2211-1915 ACIS-S PMN J2219-2719 ACIS-S NGC 1386 ACIS-S PSS 2344+0342 ACIS-S M74 X-1 ACIS-S Nov 20 51 Eri ACIS-I Vela Remnant HRC-I IRAS FSC 08201+2801 ACIS-S Radiation Belts NGC 4486B ACIS-S Nov 21 NGC 4564 ACIS-S NGC 4419 ACIS-S CL0853+5759 ACIS-I NGC 1313 X-2 ACIS-S Nov 22 NGC 2787 ACIS-S PKS2155-304 ACIS-S/LETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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