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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 19 June 2009 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the sixth, seventh and eighth eclipses of the 2009 summer eclipse season on June 12, 15 and 17 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was completed on June 17 to update the on-board ephemeris.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of V2129 Oph coordinated with KPNO and NGC 4051 coordinated with the VLA.

MS0735.6+7421 ACIS-I Jun 21 AEGIS-3 ACIS-I Jun 22 M87 ACIS-S 4U1608-52 ACIS-S Sz102 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jun 23 J1047+0739 ACIS-S NGC4051 ACIS-S Abell 2199 ACIS-I M82-NE ACIS-S Jun 24 MS0735.6+7421 ACIS-I Jun 25 Radiation Belts AEGIS-3 ACIS-I Jun 26 MS0735.6+7421 ACIS-I 2XMMJ130200.1+27465 ACIS-S Jun 27 V2129 Oph ACIS-S/HETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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