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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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