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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 November 2009 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Nov 4 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra press release was issued on Nov 4 describing results from Chandra's observations of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A, for short) the remains of a massive star that exploded in our galaxy. The neutron star at the center of Cas A is found to have an ultra-thin carbon atmosphere. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below

hPer ACIS-I Nov 8 Collinder261 ACIS-I Nov 9 Radiation Belts Nov 10 SPT0552-5709 ACIS-I PGC3097911 ACIS-S Nov 11 M31 ACIS-I hPer ACIS-I Abell2111 ACIS-I Nov 12 SDSSJ1233+1511 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Nov 13 CXOUJ085201.4-46175 HRC-I HD110432 ACIS-S/HETG NGC1370 ACIS-S Nov 15


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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