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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.

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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

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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