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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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