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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 1 October 2010 9.00am EDT

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

Of note this week was the release on Sep 28 of CALDB 4.3.1. This update includes ACIS time-dependent gain corrections for the period May-July 2010 and upgraded ACIS-8 BKGRND files. For details see: http://cxc.harvard.edu/caldb/downloads/Release_notes/CALDB_v4.3.1.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of TDE_PS1_1, which was approved as a target of opportunity on Sep 15.

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TDE_PS1_1 ACIS-S Oct 3 SDSSJ085312.3+162619 ACIS-S SDSSJ0741+2520 ACIS-S Oct 4 Radiation Belts Abell2146 ACIS-I SLJ1602.8+4335 ACIS-I Oct 5 SDSSJ115138.10+5613 ACIS-S SDSSJ113445.83+4318 ACIS-S SDSS0924+0219 ACIS-S PSRB0531+21 HRC-S/LETG Oct 6 NGC985 ACIS-S QJ0158-4325 ACIS-S Z808 ACIS-I Radiation Belts NGC3603 ACIS-I Oct 7 SDSSJ142610.59+4411 ACIS-S Oct 9 SDSSJ135920.99+5137 ACIS-S Radiation Belts NGC1042ULX1 ACIS-S 3C458 ACIS-S Oct 10 1RXSJ230334.0+152019 ACIS-S Abell2146 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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