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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 5 June 2009 8.00am EDT

During the last week Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned. Chandra passed through the first three eclipses of the 2009 summer eclipse season on May 28, Jun 2 and 4 with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was executed on Jun 3 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of GRO J1655-40 coordinated with the Australia Telescope Compact Array.

Radiation Belts Jun 7 MACSJ0416.1-2403 ACIS-I 1RXSJ082124.5-362848 ACIS-S Jun 8 GRO J1655-40 ACIS-S Abell 2052 ACIS-S NGC 6300 ACIS-S Jun 9 Abell 2052 ACIS-S Radiation Belts EXO0748-676 ACIS-S Jun 10 NGC 6300 ACIS-S Abell 2052 ACIS-S Jun 11 MS0735.6+7421 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Jun 12 GRB 090417B ACIS-S Jun 13 MS0735.6+7421 ACIS-I NGC 6300 ACIS-S Jun 14


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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