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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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