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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 September 2009 9.00am EDT

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

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

A Chandra image release was issued on 14 September of the galaxy cluster Hydra A. The multiwavelength image provides evidence for powerful outbursts from the supermassive black hole in the galaxy at the center of the cluster. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2009/hydra/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a TOO observation of the source IGR J17511-3057.

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Radiation Belts Sep 21 RXJ1757.3+6631 ACIS-I ISCS1017 ACIS-I IGRJ17511-3057 ACIS-S/HETG Sep 22 ISCS0890 ACIS-I M15 ACIS-S Sep 23 Radiation Belts BootesGroup23 ACIS-S Sep 24 ArLac (21 obs) HRC-I SDSSJ1336+5453 ACIS-S Sep 25 M31 ACIS-I SDSSJ223036.79-0006 ACIS-S 3C445 ACIS-S/LETG ArLac (21 obs) HRC-S Radiation Belts Sep 26 RXJ1757.3+6631 ACIS-I PSRJ1537+1155 ACIS-S Sep 27

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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