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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 April 2013 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra press release was issued on Apr 9 as a NASA press release announcing the selection of the 2013 Einstein Fellows. The Fellows will conduct research related to NASA's Physics of the Cosmos program, which aims to expand our knowledge of the origin, evolution, and fate of the Universe. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of Comet 2011 L4 (PANSTARRS), which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time TOO on Mar 14, and observations of NGC 5204 and GJ 436 coordinated with XMM and HST respectively.

G002.74-56.18 ACIS-I Apr 15 CenASouthLobe (2 obs) ACIS-I A1795 ACIS-I SDSSJ0907+5203 ACIS-S PSRJ0358+5413 ACIS-I Apr 16 Radiation Belts PANSTARRS_1 (2 obs) ACIS-S Apr 17 PANSTARRS_1 HRC-I A1795 ACIS-I COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I GJ436 ACIS-S Apr 18 A1795 ACIS-I CODEX40210 ACIS-I ngc5483 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Apr 19 COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I NGC4945 ACIS-S Apr 20 G226.17-21.91 ACIS-I Apr 21 PANSTARRS_1 (2 obs) ACIS-S NGC5204 ACIS-I BD+75325 HRC-I A1795 (2 obs) ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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