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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 July 2009 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on July 9 of Stephan's Quintet, a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a TOO observation of SWIFT J1756.9-2508.

Radiation Belts Jul 19 NGC 3894 ACIS-S Jul 20 RS Ophiuchi ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jul 22 ZwCl 1829.3+6912 ACIS-I Vega HRC-I Jul 23 Vega (4obs) HRC-S SDSS J1411+5736 ACIS-S G1.9+0.3 ACIS-S ZwCl 1829.3+6912 ACIS-I Jul 24 SDSS J130525.83+53353 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Vela PWN ACIS-S Jul 25 G289.7-0.3 ACIS-I G1.9+0.3 ACIS-S Jul 26 SWIFT J1756.9-2508 ACIS-S Jul 27 SDSS J145503.94+5155 ACIS-S 4U 1608-52 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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