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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 May 2016 9.00am EDT

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

An aspect camera dark (ACA) current calibration was performed from the on-board loads on May 4. An assessment of the data is underway.

A real-time procedure was executed on May 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A second real-time procedure was executed on May 5 to disable the multiple stars suspected filter in the ACA Data Processing subfunction running in the on-board computer. A recent change has mission operations conducted with the filter disabled at all times but commanding associated with the ACA dark current measurement re-enabled the filter.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of 2MASS J13413291+0805048 and SDSS J1556+1124 coordinated with ground-based observatories and an observation of ESO 509-G038 coordinated with NuSTAR

Radiation Belts May 10 Abell2028 ACIS-S CygnusA-NWSubclu ACIS-I GC-GBinterfac (11 obs) ACIS-I May 11 SDSSJ1556+1124 ACIS-S CygnusA-NWSubclu ACIS-I Abell2028 ACIS-S Radiation Belts May 12 LBQS1443+0141 ACIS-S PMNJ1603-4904 ACIS-I 2MASSJ13413291+0805 ACIS-S May 13 BootesCy17-1 ACIS-I Tol1247-232 ACIS-S SPT-CLJ0313-5334 ACIS-I ESO509-G038 ACIS-S BootesCy17-1 ACIS-I May 14 Tol1247-232 ACIS-S SPT-CLJ0313-5334 ACIS-I Radiation Belts May 15 Mkn1498 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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