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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 1 November 2013 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Oct 28 to celebrate and support American Archive Month. Chandra's archive enables access to its observations for scientists and the public. The primary role of Chandra's archive is to store and distribute data from the mission. For details see: http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2013/archives/

Of note this week was the Einstein Fellows Symposium held in Cambridge MA on Oct 29-30. Presentations were made by 29 current Fellows, covering a wide range of topics in observational and theoretical astrophysics research. The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of GRB 130907A, which were accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Sep 27.

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         Radiation Belts                     Nov  3
        AntliaEB               ACIS-I       Nov  4
        AntliaE4               ACIS-I
        A523                   ACIS-I
        Crab                   ACIS-S
        MSH11-62               ACIS-I
        G055.97-34.88          ACIS-I       Nov  5
        GRB130907A             ACIS-S       Nov  6
        COMET_ISON_3           HRC-I
        COMET_ISON_4           ACIS-S
        COMET_ISON_5           ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts
        4C+37.11               ACIS-I
        GRB130907A             ACIS-S       Nov  8
        VENUS (9 obs)          ACIS-I
        Radiation Belts                     Nov  9
        Wasp-77                ACIS-S
        PictorAJet             ACIS-S
        WISE1049-5319          ACIS-S       Nov 10

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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