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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 9 October 2015 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Oct 7 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on Oct 8 to commemorate American Archive Month. A collection of six new images from the Chandra archive were released. These highlight how archives like those of Chandra and other major observatories will enable future exploration and research. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of PHAT B18 coordinated with NuSTAR, and of V5668 Sgr, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Oct 5.

Mrk1044 ACIS-S Oct 12 SNR0453-669 ACIS-S CXOUJ171405.7-38103 ACIS-S Oct 13 Radiation Belts CygnusA-EHotspot ACIS-I Oct 14 M31bulge ACIS-I Mrk1044 ACIS-S 2FGLJ0842.9-4721 ACIS-I Oct 15 LocalLeoColdCloud ACIS-S CygnusA-EHotspot ACIS-I SDSSJ010013.02+2802 ACIS-S Oct 16 Radiation Belts Mrk1044 ACIS-S V5668Sgr HRC-S /LETG HD97658 ACIS-S Oct 17 NGC3906 ACIS-S PHATB18 ACIS-I SDSSJ102839.11+4500 ACIS-S Oct 18 NLTT28469 ACIS-S CygnusA-EHotspot ACIS-I Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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