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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 13 December 2013 9.00am EDT

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

Of note this week was the release on Dec 12 of the Cycle 16 Call for Proposals. The proposal submission deadline is 13 March 2014. In conjunction with the call was the release of the CIAO 4.6 analysis software system and of CXCDS 10.2 for standard processing. The release includes several tool enhancements/updates. For details see: http://cxc.harvard.edu/ciao/releasenotes/ciao_4.6_release.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a follow-up observation of SN 2013ej, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Sep 4.



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YGem ACIS-S Dec 15 UGC03957SOUTH ACIS-I SN2013ej ACIS-S Radiation Belts Dec 16 HS0810+2554 ACIS-S G295.33+23.33 ACIS-I Dec 17 ISON_01 (2 obs) ACIS-S ALPHACEN HRC-I Dec 18 1E1207.4-5209 HRC-I VHya ACIS-S Radiation Belts HVS5 ACIS-S Dec 19 SDSSJ082413.13+4337 ACIS-S Dec 20 G071.61+29.79 ACIS-I ISON_02 (2 obs) ACIS-S ISON_02 HRC-I XMMUJ035941.7-67382 ACIS-S IGRJ20107+4534 ACIS-I Dec 21 UGC03957NORTH ACIS-I Radiation Belts SDSSJ022830.25+0030 ACIS-S SDSSJ093813.50+5428 ACIS-S Dec 22 ISON_03 (2 obs) ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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