News by Date
News by Category
Solar System
White Dwarfs
Neutron Stars
Black Holes
Milky Way Galaxy
Normal Galaxies
Galaxy Clusters
Cosmology/Deep Field
Press Resources
Status Reports
Press Advisories
Image Releases
Release Guidelines
Image Use Policy
Web Shortcuts
Chandra Blog
RSS Feed
Email Newsletter
News & Noteworthy
Image Use Policy
Questions & Answers
Glossary of Terms
Download Guide
Get Adobe Reader
Chandra @ NASA
Visit the Chandra pages at the NASA portal (opens in new window)
Image Use
Image Use Policy & Request Form
Guidelines for utilizing images, applets, movies, and animations featured in this Web Site.
Getting Hard Copies of Images
Ways to obtain photos, slides, etc of Chandra images.
Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 22 February 2019 9.00am EST

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

Of note this week, the Avionics and Software Validation Test set (ASVT) is now fully functional at the Wayside facility and has been approved for use in operational activities.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Swift J1728.9-3613, which is a follow-up to a Target of Opportunity accepted on Feb 6, and an observation of SXP 4.78 which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Jan 30.

       Radiation Belts                     Feb 24
        Abell1763              ACIS-I
        HCG57                  ACIS-S
        3CR322.0               ACIS-S       Feb 25
        MKW4-N                 ACIS-I
        Abell4067              ACIS-I
        SDSSJ0946-0026         ACIS-S
        M84                    ACIS-S
        SwiftJ1728.9-3613      ACIS-S/HETG  Feb 26
        Radiation Belts                     Feb 27
        Abell4067              ACIS-I
        PSRJ1901-1740          ACIS-S
        M84                    ACIS-S
        PSRJ1744-1610          ACIS-S       Feb 28
        Abell4067              ACIS-I
        SXP4.78                ACIS-S
        IC0588_s3              ACIS-S       Mar  1
        IC0588_s1              ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts
        Abell2146              ACIS-I
        M84                    ACIS-S       Mar  2
        Abell2146              ACIS-I
        M84                    ACIS-S
        Abell4067              ACIS-I       Mar  3
        Abell1763              ACIS-I
        PMN_J0948p0022_s3      ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

Return to Status Reports