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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 13 February 2009 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was completed on Feb 11 to update the on-board ephemeris.

A Chandra press release was issued on Feb 10 of a composite Chandra, Hubble and Spitzer image of the spiral galaxy Messier 101. The image was released as a Great Observatories contribution to mark the International Year of Astronomy. For the spectacular image and further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/09_releases/press_021009.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

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Radiation Belts                     Feb 16
E0102-72[I0            ACIS-I
M31                    HRC-I
G21.5-09               HRC-I        Feb 17
E0102-72               ACIS-I
A754_EAST              ACIS-I
T6/SZCha               ACIS-I       Feb 18
MACSJ1147.3-1252       ACIS-I       Feb 19
J1718-3718             ACIS-S
AXJ182530-1144         ACIS-S
SDSSJ123410-022802     ACIS-S       Feb 20
0805+046               ACIS-S
1RXSJ020619.4-440044   ACIS-S
PSRJ1852+0040          ACIS-S
NGC4418                ACIS-S
M87                    ACIS-S
1RXSJ122308.4+110054   ACIS-S       Feb 21
NGC6355                ACIS-S
1RXSJ013237.7-461231   ACIS-S
AXJ184741-0219         ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
Abell2187              ACIS-I       Feb 22
1227+119               ACIS-I
AXJ185643+0220         ACIS-S
PMNJ0235-1805          ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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