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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 October 2014 8.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to incorporate an observation of GRB 140930B, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Oct 1. Loads for the replanned schedule were uplinked on Oct 2. An observation of HD 206267 was impacted by the replan and will be rescheduled in a future week.

A real-time procedure was executed on Oct 1 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

Of note this week was the release on Sep 26 of an alpha version of the Sherpa 4.7 standalone binary package. For details see: http://cxc.cfa.harvard.edu/contrib/sherpa47b/

The schedule of targets for the next two weeks is shown below and includes observations of Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring and an observation of Rho Oph Cloud A coordinated with Kepler.



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Radiation Belts Oct 5 RhoOphCloudA ACIS-I Oct 6 SWIFTJ0455.8-753 ACIS-I Oct 7 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Radiation Belts Oct 8 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I 3C93 ACIS-S Oct 10 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Radiation Belts 2XMMJ141711.0+52254 ACIS-S Oct 11 SwiftJ1822.3-1606 ACIS-S 3C459 ACIS-S Oct 12 NGC1399 ACIS-S SPT-CLJ0411-4819 ACIS-I Oct 13 Radiation Belts SPT-CLJ0411-4819 ACIS-I Oct 14 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Radiation Belts Oct 16 LMCX-2 ACIS-S/HETG ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Oct 17 3C225B ACIS-S Oct 18 Radiation Belts SDSSJ163718.64+2740 ACIS-S Oct 19 C2013A1SIDINGSPRING ACIS-S C2013A1SIDINGSPRING ACIS-S C2013A1SIDINGSPRING ACIS-I C2013A1SIDINGSPRING ACIS-I Oct 20 SDSSJ163718.64+2740 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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