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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 1 August 2008 8.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Jul 30 of NGC 6543, the "Cat's Eye" planetary nebula, showing that its central star is surrounded by a cloud of multi-million-degree gas. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of XTE J1701-407 that was accepted as a target of opportunity on Jul 25.

Radiation Belts Aug 4 DEEP2 Field 3 (17 obs) ACIS-I Aug 5 AX J1832.3-0840 ACIS-I Aug 6 XTE J1701-407 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Aug 7 M87 ACIS-S NGC 6626 ACIS-S Carina Clusters Pt ACIS-I Aug 9 Radiation Belts Carina Clusters Pt ACIS-I Aug 10


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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