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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 June 2010 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth eclipses of the 2010 summer season on June 12, 15, and 17 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was executed on June 15 to set the short eclipse flag to "true" in preparation for the final two eclipses of the season.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a DDT observation of the source GRB100615A, which was approved as a target of opportunity on June 16.

Radiation Belts                     Jun 20
SDSSJ150603.68+6131    ACIS-S
GRB100615A             ACIS-S       Jun 21
HD42054                ACIS-S/HETG
SDSS0924+0219          ACIS-S       Jun 22
Radiation Belts                     Jun 23
M31                    ACIS-I
PKS0442-28             ACIS-S
Q0957+561              ACIS-S
HD42054                ACIS-S/HETG  Jun 24
MRC0116+111            ACIS-S
2MASSJ19270649+0123    ACIS-S
PDS144                 ACIS-S
RXJ1131-1231           ACIS-S       Jun 25
AXJ165901-4208         ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
MACSJ1354.6+7715       ACIS-I       Jun 26
0FGLJ1844.1-0335       ACIS-I
PG1700+518             ACIS-S
G308.3-1.4             ACIS-I
RCW103                 ACIS-I       Jun 27
6dFJ2049400-324154     ACIS-S
Q2237+0305             ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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