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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 December 2004 8.00am EST

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

Of note last week was the release on 29 Nov of a new version of the CXC Data System. Release 7.4 provides functionality to largely automate the science data Verification and Validation (V&V) process, new ACIS processing tools, additional monitoring and trends data bases, and support for a new release of the aspect guide star catalog (AGASC 1.6).

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of M31 coordinated with the VLA.

Radiation Belts Dec 5 B3 0738+441 ACIS-S Dec 6 MACS0329.7-0212 ACIS-I M31 HRC-I H 0323+022 HRC-I Dec 7 CL1354-0221 ACIS-I Radiation Belts RGB0223+396 ACIS-S Dec 8 2MASS 033531-07312 ACIS-S EPSILON INDI B ACIS-S RCS0224-0002 ACIS-S Dec 9 SDSS J083007.99+53 ACIS-S Dec 10 Radiation Belts SDSS J082912.67+5006 ACIS-S Dec 11 RXJ1642.6+2726 ACIS-S MACS1621.6+3810 ACIS-I AX J0642.9+6751 ACIS-S RXJ0834.8+3928 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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