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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 4 December 2009 9.00am EDT

Operations CXO Status Report, 04 December 2009, 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the second, third and fourth eclipses of the 2009 winter season on Nov 29, Dec 1 and 4 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was executed on Dec 2 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of Mrk 509 coordinated with HST.

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Radiation Belts Dec 6 PictorAJet ACIS-S Dec 7 HE0435-1223 ACIS-S Perseuscluster ACIS-I M31 ACIS-I Dec 8 M31 HRC-I SDSSJ030417.78+0028 ACIS-S Dec 9 SDSSJ073106.86+3926 ACIS-S SDSSJ082638.41+4305 ACIS-S Radiation Belts PictorAJet ACIS-S Mrk509 HRC-S/LETG Dec 10 PSRJ0633+06 ACIS-S Dec 11 Radiation Belts Dec 12 PictorAJet ACIS-S AlphaCentauri HRC-I Mrk509 HRC-S/LETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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