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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 26 December 2008 8.30am EST

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

Chandra passed through the final three eclipses of the 2008 winter eclipse season on Dec 19, 23 and 25 with nominal power and thermal performance. A real-time procedure was completed on Dec 26 to disable SCS 29 due to the end of the eclipse season.

The Mission Planning team worked hard to develop the 2 week schedule to cover the holiday period as shown below. The schedule includes an observation of NGC 3227 coordinated with Suzaku and HST.

ZCMa ACIS-S Dec 28 SN1996cr ACIS-S/HETG Dec 29 KappaOri ACIS-S/HETG Dec 30 Radiation Belts Dec 31 AEGIS-3 ACIS-I F09039+0503 ACIS-S 0859+470 ACIS-S SDSSJ0813+5416 ACIS-S ZwCl0823.2+0425 ACIS-I Jan 1 SDSSJ082817.25+3718 ACIS-S A689 ACIS-I SDSSJ092345+302805 ACIS-S AEGIS-3 ACIS-I IC4523 ACIS-I SDSSJ224649.29-0049 ACIS-S Jan 2 AXJ195006+2628 ACIS-S 1RXSJ144359.5+443124 ACIS-S Radiation Belts AEGIS-3 ACIS-I Kappa Ori ACIS-S/HETG Jan 3 CentaurusA ACIS-I Jan 4 Vega (4 obs) HRC-S Vega HRC-I SDSSJ0821+4051 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jan 5 SNR1987A ACIS-S KappaOri ACIS-S/HETG IRAS09104+4109 ACIS-I Jan 6 NGC4051 ACIS-S Jan 7 SDSSJ093207.46+3657 ACIS-S M87 ACIS-S SDSSJ092914.49+2825 ACIS-S Radiation Belts SDSSJ1503+5751 ACIS-S Jan 8 3C171 ACIS-S SPT-CL0547-5345 ACIS-I Jan 9 4U1556-60 ACIS-S/HETG 1RXSJ084127.7-102843 ACIS-S SDSSJ0854+0220 ACIS-S SDSSJ0856+0553 ACIS-S M31 ACIS-I E0102-72S3 ACIS-S Jan 10 Radiation Belts EtaCarinae ACIS-S NGC3227 HRC-S/LETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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