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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 March 2005 9.00am EST

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include an observation of GRO J1655-40 that was approved as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on mar 10. Loads were replanned and uplinked on Mar 12. An observation of cl1312+3900 was impacted by the TOO and will be rescheduled for a later load.

A real-time procedure was completed on Mar 15 to update the on-board ephemeris.

Of note last week was the Chandra Cycle 7 proposal deadline at 6pm EST on March 15. A total of 736 GO proposals were received and the submission process proceeded smoothly.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

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AX J1257.6+3525 ACIS-S Mar 20 A1795 ACIS-I A1795 ACIS-S RXCJ1504.1-0248 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Mar 21 EGS-2 ACIS-I AX J1354.1+3341 ACIS-S Mar 22 87GB 1350+3141 ACIS-S SDSS J143752.76+04 ACIS-S DLS J1402-1052 ACIS-I HD 144334 ACIS-S HD 146001 ACIS-S FIRST J154912.3+30 ACIS-S SDSS J164501.69+44 ACIS-S HD 208095 ACIS-S mrc0316-257 ACIS-S Mar 23 Radiation Belts EGS-3 ACIS-I Mar 24 87GB 1226+5539 ACIS-S Mar 25 RXJ1119.7+2126 ACIS-S RGB1144+674 ACIS-S NGC7538 ACIS-I IC 310 ACIS-I Mar 26 87GB 0840+5116 ACIS-S SDSS J085417.61+53 ACIS-S Radiation Belts EGS-3 ACIS-I Mar 27 AX J1426.8+2619 ACIS-S +020A ACIS-S DLS J1400-1154 ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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