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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 9 November 2012 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Nov 7 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on Nov 7 describing observations of Cygnus OB2, a star cluster in the Milky Way that contains many hot, massive young stars. A deep Chandra observation of Cygnus OB2 has found almost 1,500 stars emitting X-rays. For details see: http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2012/cygob2/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of UZTauE_P3 coordinated with OVRO/CARMA and an observation of NGC 253 coordinated with the VLBA.



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Radiation Belts Nov 12 PLCKG266.6-27.3 ACIS-I IC3418 ACIS-S G12-36 ACIS-I G12-14 ACIS-I Nov 13 UZTauE_P3 ACIS-S Haro9 ACIS-S SDSSJ132231.86+2631 ACIS-S NGC6717 ACIS-S Nov 14 Radiation Belts Abell115 ACIS-I NGC253 ACIS-I Nov 16 Abell115 ACIS-I IGRJ18490-0000 ACIS-S HD107148 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Nov 17 PLCKG266.6-27.3 ACIS-I SPT-CLJ2148-6116 ACIS-I G12-63 ACIS-I Nov 18 Z5699 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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