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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 January 2014 9.00am EST

During the last week the radiation environment recovered enough following the high-radiation event of Jan 7 to resume operations. A replanned schedule for resuming science observations was uplinked on Jan 10 with 242.6ks of science loss.

The replanned schedule is shown below and includes an observation of XSS J12270-4859, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time TOO on Dec 16 and had been impacted by the schedule interruption. Other impacted observations will be rescheduled in future weeks.

XSSJ12270-4859 ACIS-S Jan 11 Radiation Belts HD193793 ACIS-I Jan 12 US16110890-1904468 ACIS-S COSMOSLegacy (2 obs) ACIS-I E0102-72 HRC-I Jan 14 US16085673-2033460 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Be59 ACIS-I PSRJ2222+2923 ACIS-S Jan 15 US16020287-2236139 ACIS-S US16025243-2402226 ACIS-S DeepField09 ACIS-I PSRJ1607-6449 ACIS-S Jan 16 US16042165-2130284 ACIS-S COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I G315.70-18.04 ACIS-I Radiation Belts PictorAJet ACIS-S Jan 17 NGC6153 ACIS-S Wasp-38 ACIS-S Jan 18 PSS0926+3055 ACIS-S COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I G229.21-17.24 ACIS-I Jan 19 PSRJ1627-5936 ACIS-S US16064385-1908056 ACIS-S ------------------------------------------

Since resumption Chandra has completed the observing schedule as planned.

A Chandra press release was issued on Jan 13 as a NASA press release describing observations of PSR B1509-58 and the COSMOS field by NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR. Combining NuSTAR's higher-energy X-ray images with Chandra data provides a unique view of these well-studied objects. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below

------------------------------------------ Radiation Belts Jan 19 A2142 ACIS-S US16230783-2300596 ACIS-S Jan 21 COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I PSRJ1652-1400 ACIS-S US16094098-2217594 ACIS-S MSH11-62 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Jan 22 A2142 ACIS-S US16104202-2101319 ACIS-S Jan 23 COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I NGC6072 ACIS-S A2142 ACIS-S Jan 24 G286.58-31.25 ACIS-I Radiation Belts G085.99+26.71 ACIS-I Jan 25 G163.72+53.53 ACIS-I G036.72+14.92 ACIS-I US16154416-1921171 ACIS-S Jan 26 COSMOSLegacy ACIS-I US16035767-2031055 ACIS-S MSH11-62 ACIS-I CIHyi ACIS-S IC4637 ACIS-S Jan 27


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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