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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 November 2008 7.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Nov 4 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on Nov 5 of the Crab Nabula. The image gives the first clear view of the faint boundary of the Crab Nebular's X-ray-emitting pulsar and wind. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/crab/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes three observations of NGC 4051 coordinated with Suzaku.

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Radiation Belts Nov 10 NGC4051 ACIS-S/HETG Nov 11 RXJ1131-1231 ACIS-S RXJ0142.0+2131 ACIS-I NGC4051 ACIS-S/HETG NGC470HLX-1 ACIS-S Nov 12 NGC4051 ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts Nov 13 NGC4051 ACIS-S/HETG PKS0213-13 ACIS-S MZ10451 ACIS-S Nov 14 LSI61+303 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Nov 15 MZ10451 ACIS-S Nov 16 NGC4180 ACIS-I 4C04.43 ACIS-I RXSJ122826.6+063828 ACIS-I IGRJ12205-0320 ACIS-I CXOXBJ142916.1+3359 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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