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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 July 2019 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to incorporate an observation of 4U 1901+03, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Jul 9. Loads for the replanned schedule were uplinked on Jul 11. A scheduled observation of MRC2035-203 was impacted by the replan and will be will be rescheduled in a future week.

Real-time procedures were executed on Jul 9 and 11 to perform full-frame dark current readouts of the Aspect Camera Assembly CCD.

Of note this week was the announcement on Jul 11 of the Cycle 21 Peer Review recommended programs. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Sgr A* coordinated with Spitzer.

        Radiation Belts                     Jul 14
        zetaPup                ACIS-S/HETG
        RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S /LETG  Jul 15
        Jupiter                HRC-I
        Abell2146              ACIS-I
        Jupiter                HRC-I        Jul 16
        zetaPup                ACIS-S/HETG
        Radiation Belts                     Jul 17
        zetaPup                ACIS-S/HETG
        SgrA*                  ACIS-S
        RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S /LETG  Jul 18
        Jupiter                HRC-I
        CHIPS1911+4455         ACIS-I       Jul 19
        LQPeg                  ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Jul 20
        zetaPup                ACIS-S/HETG
        RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S /LETG
        SgrA*                  ACIS-S
        RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S /LETG  Jul 21
        zetaPup                ACIS-S/HETG
        Radiation Belts                     Jul 22


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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