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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 13 November 2015 9.00am EST

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Nov 12 describing observations of Delta Orionis, a complex star system that constitutes the westernmost star in the "belt" of the Orion constellation. Two of the stars are massive and orbit one another once every 5.7 days. By observing this system for the equivalent of nearly six days with Chandra, new information about these stars was obtained. For details see: http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2015/dori/

The schedule of targets for the next two weeks is shown below and includes an observation of 2MASX J01392400+2924067 coordinated with NuSTAR.

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ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Nov 15 Radiation Belts Nov 16 PLCKG287+.0+32.9 ACIS-I Abell1795outskirts ACIS-I Nov 18 LGG72 ACIS-I SPT-CLJ0459-4947 ACIS-I Nov 19 Radiation Belts Nov 20 Abell1795outskirts ACIS-I LGG72 ACIS-I NGC1358 ACIS-S Nov 21 RXJ1727.3+5510 ACIS-I WISEAJ022052.13+013 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Nov 22 PLCKG287+.0+32.9 ACIS-I RTCru HRC-S/LETG Nov 23 LGG72 ACIS-I ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I RTCru HRC-S/LETG LGG72 ACIS-I Nov 24 Radiation Belts Nov 25 2MASXJ01392400+2924 ACIS-S Abell1795outskirts ACIS-I LGG72 ACIS-I Nov 26 WISEAJ022052.13+013 ACIS-S NGC890 ACIS-S Nov 27 3XMMJ202421.7+33505 ACIS-S 202059210 ACIS-S Radiation Belts SPT-CLJ0459-4947 ACIS-I Nov 28 SDSSJ030437.21+0046 ACIS-S WISEAJ022052.13+013 ACIS-S M31bulge ACIS-I 2XMMJ104608.7-59430 ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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