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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 1 February 2013 9.00am EST

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Jan 28 describing an observation of DEM L50, a superbubble found in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Superbubbles are created by winds from massive stars and the shock waves produced when the stars explode as supernovas. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Swift J174805.3-244637, which is a continuing monitoring of a Target of Opportunity accepted on Sep 4.

RCW86 ACIS-I Feb 3 E0102-72S3 ACIS-S TaffyGalaxy ACIS-S IC5298 ACIS-S Feb 4 Radiation Belts E0102-72S3 ACIS-S SwiftJ174805.3-2446 ACIS-S Feb 5 RCW86 ACIS-I HE1113-0641 ACIS-S HD109085 ACIS-S Feb 6 PSRJ1741-2054 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Feb 7 NLTT40026 ACIS-S Mkn421 ACIS-S/LETG NGC4417 ACIS-S Feb 8 NGC4458 ACIS-S NGC6670A/B ACIS-S IKT16 ACIS-S Feb 9 SPT-CLJ0348-4514 ACIS-I Radiation Belts 3C175.1 ACIS-S Feb 10 SDSSJ084013.23+4123 ACIS-S HAE145 ACIS-S IRAS18090+0130 ACIS-S RCW86 ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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