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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 January 2012 9.00am EST

During the last two weeks Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned.

A real-time procedure was executed on Dec 31 to re-initialize the flight software Thruster Command Processing subfunction in order to prevent the occurrence of an overflow condition. A second real-time procedure was executed on Jan 4 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A third real-time procedure was executed on Jan 5 to update the on-board ephemeris.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of SN2011ja, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Dec 27, an observation of PTF11qcj, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time TOO on Dec 27, and an observation of UZTauE_P1 coordinated with OVRO/CARMA.

SDSSJ1558-0031 ACIS-S Jan 8 IC2497 ACIS-S Mrk3 ACIS-S Jan 9 HZ43 HRC-S/LETG SDSSJ1543+3359 ACIS-S Q2237+0305 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jan 10 SN2011ja ACIS-S HD134987 ACIS-S IC2497 ACIS-S SDSSJ095948.59+3449 ACIS-S Jan 11 SDSSJ1150+2819 ACIS-S 2MASXJ09043699+5536 ACIS-S Crab ACIS-S Jan 12 UZTauE_P1 ACIS-S E0102-72S3 ACIS-S E0102-72S2 ACIS-S A2204_Field1 ACIS-I Radiation Belts PTF11qcj ACIS-S Jan 13 PSS0926+3055 ACIS-S 2QZClus1004+00 ACIS-I G228.49+53.12 ACIS-I Jan 14 E0102-72I3 ACIS-I SPT-CLJ0151-5954 ACIS-I E0102-72S1 ACIS-S Jan 15


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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