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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 31 January 2020 9.00am EST

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

A Chandra image release was issued on Jan 29 describing a new set of three-dimensional visualizations of astronomical objects based on data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory and other X-ray observatories. Astronomers have used data from these observatories to learn about the geometry, velocity, and other physical properties of each of these sources. For details see: https://chandra.si.edu/photo/2020/3dmodels/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of SN 2019yvr, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Jan 6, an observation of PKS 1413+135, which is a follow-up to a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity which was accepted on Oct 18, and an observation of SN 2019yvq, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Jan 18.



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        Radiation Belts                     Feb  3
        SN2019yvr              ACIS-S
        PKS1413+135            ACIS-S
        E0102-72               ACIS-I
        CSWA11                 ACIS-S       Feb  4
        E0102-72               ACIS-I
        TNJ0924-2201           ACIS-S
        ALPHACEN               HRC-I        Feb  5
        SDSSJ091421.52+04512   ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts
        SN2019yvq              ACIS-S       Feb  6
        PSRJ2022+3842          ACIS-S
        J151231.8+090028.0     ACIS-S
        PKS1036+054            ACIS-S       Feb  7
        HESSJ1731-347NE        ACIS-I
        PKS1036+054            ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Feb  8
        E0102-72               ACIS-S
        HESSJ1731-347NE        ACIS-I
        A1240                  ACIS-I       Feb  9
        SSTSL2J185600.55+153   ACIS-S
        A1240                  ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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