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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. http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2009/stephq/

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

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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

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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