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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 December 2010 9.00am EST

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

Chandra passed through the eleventh (and final) eclipse of the fall season on Nov 28 with nominal power and thermal performance. Real-time procedures were executed on Nov 29 to disable SCS 29 and on Dec 2 to dump the EPS glitch counters as post-eclipse season actions. A real-time procedure was executed on Dec 1 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A real-time procedure was completed on Dec 2 to update the on-board ephemeris.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of SN2010jl, which was accepted as a target of opportunity on Nov 11, and of SN2010jr, which was accepted as a target of opportunity on Nov 19.

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IGRJ14043-6148 HRC-I Dec 6 HH2 ACIS-S J075526.1+391111 ACIS-S Radiation Belts SN2010jl ACIS-S Dec 7 MCG8-11-11 ACIS-S/HETG SN2010jl ACIS-S Dec 8 J1420-6048 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Dec 9 HFPK334 ACIS-S RMC-PL6 ACIS-I Dec 10 MCG8-11-11 ACIS-S/HETG NGC4291 ACIS-S Dec 11 3C130 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Dec 12 M31 ACIS-I M31 HRC-I SN2010jr ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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