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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 May 2010 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on May 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

Preparations are complete for the start of the summer 2010 eclipse season beginning on May 9. This season contains 17 eclipses (15 medium and 2 short) and will end on June 20.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below includes an observation of NGC 5408 X-1 coordinated with HST and an observation of Sgr A* coordinated with a ground-based observatory.

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Radiation Belts May 9 A1750s ACIS-I NGC5077 ACIS-S SDSS0924+0219 ACIS-S May 10 A1795 ACIS-S SWEEPS_FIELD ACIS-I A1795 ACIS-I May 11 A1750n ACIS-I M87 ACIS-S SWEEPS_FIELD ACIS-I Radiation Belts SWEEPS_FIELD ACIS-I May 12 SNR0049-73.6 ACIS-S 0FGLJ1413.1-6203 ACIS-I SgrA* ACIS-I May 13 SWEEPS_FIELD ACIS-I May 14 SDSSJ171300.39+2817 ACIS-S M87 ACIS-S Radiation Belts SNR0049-73.6 ACIS-S Q0957+561 ACIS-S May 15 SDSSJ162636.40+3502 ACIS-S SWEEPS_FIELD ACIS-I NGC5408X-1 ACIS-S ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I PSRB1451-68 ACIS-S May 16

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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