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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 January 2020 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 15 to command ACIS to dump the flight software from EEPROM. The dump was compared to images maintained on the ground as a routine check. Another real-time procedure was executed on Jan 17 to patch the CPE flight software in order to correct the gyro status data.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Eta Carinae coordinated with HST, and an observation of 4FGL J0336.0+7502 which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Dec 18.

        PROCYON                HRC-I        Jan 19
        SPT-CLJ2336-5252       ACIS-I
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG  Jan 20
        J144556.9+165308.7     ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Jan 21
        F2M1324+0537           ACIS-S
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG
        SPT-CLJ2336-5252       ACIS-I
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG  Jan 22
        PGC044558              ACIS-S
        HD82443                ACIS-S
        J123538.7+041244.8     ACIS-S       Jan 23
        Radiation Belts
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG
        MCG+08-33-046          ACIS-S       Jan 24
        MKN421                 ACIS-S/LETG
        SPT-CLJ2320-5233       ACIS-I
        4FGLJ0336.0+7502       ACIS-S       Jan 25
        PSS0926+3055           ACIS-S
        SDSSJ0950+0246         ACIS-S
        131242.4+555554        ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Jan 26
        EtaCarinae             ACIS-S/HETG
        J095817.5+183858.1     ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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