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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 July 2015 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the second, third, and fourth eclipses of the season on Jul 10, 13, and 15 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

Of note this week was the announcement on Jul 16 of the Cycle 17 Peer Review recommended programs. For details see: http://cxc.harvard.edu/target_lists/cycle17/index.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below, and includes observations of V404Cyg, a peer-reviewed Target of Opportunity approved on Jul 2 and coordinated with VLA, an observation of MWC656 coordinated with VLA, and an observation of PDS 456 coordinated with NuSTAR:



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Kes79 ACIS-I Jul 20 V404Cyg ACIS-S/HETG abell1795 ACIS-S M31bulge ACIS-I abell1795 ACIS-S SDSSJ130952.88+0119 ACIS-S abell1795 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Jul 21 PDS456 ACIS-S/HETG abell1795 ACIS-I Jul 23 V404Cyg ACIS-S/HETG Radiation Belts Jul 24 G1.9+0.3 ACIS-S MWC656 ACIS-S Jul 25 G1.9+0.3 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jul 26

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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