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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 24 April 2009 7.00am EDT

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

An aspect camera dark current calibration was performed from the on-board loads on Apr 22. Assessment of the data indicates nominal aspect camera performance and that the number of CCD warm pixels is increasing at the expected rate.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of M82 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

Centaurus A ACIS-I Apr 26 Tycho's SNR ACIS-I Apr 27 V454 Cep sub-cluster ACIS-I Apr 28 Radiation Belts Abell2146 ACIS-S Apr 29 M82ULX ACIS-S 4C+00.58 ACIS-S Abell2146 ACIS-S Apr 30 NGC1961 ACIS-I May 1 Radiation Belts Circinus X-1 ACIS-S 1RXSJ070424.9-482639 ACIS-S May 3 V454 Cep sub-cluster ACIS-I Tycho's SR ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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