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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 16 July 2010 10.00am EDT

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

Of note this week was the "Accretion Processes in X-Rays: From White Drawfs to Quasars" science workshop being held in Boston.

Also of note this week was the announcement on Jul 13 of the Cycle 12 Peer Review recommended programs. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes DDT observations of the source Cyg X-1 coordinated with RXTE, which was approved as a target of opportunity on Jul 14, observations of GX17+2 and GX13+1 coordinated with RXTE and and observation of TOO_XTEJ1752-223 coordinated with the VLA.

Radiation Belts                     Jul 19
TOO_XTEJ1752-223       ACIS-S       Jul 20
SDSSJ1230+3320         ACIS-S
A1550                  ACIS-S
IC10                   ACIS-S
M82-SE                 ACIS-S
M31                    ACIS-I
SDSSJ144052.60-0235    ACIS-S
SgrB2                  ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Jul 22
CygX-1                 ACIS-S/HETG
2PIGG_1671             ACIS-I
ChandraDeepField-S     ACIS-I
Abell0578              ACIS-S       Jul 23
SGR0418+5729           ACIS-S
SDSSJ1201+2306         ACIS-S
0FGLJ1741.4-3046       ACIS-I       Jul 24
GX13+1                 ACIS-S/HETG
GX17+2                 ACIS-S/HETG
CygX-1                 ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts
GX17+2                 ACIS-S/HETG  Jul 25
SDSSJ122342.81+5814    ACIS-S
PSRJ1732-31            ACIS-S
IRAS18059-3211         ACIS-I       Jul 26


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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