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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 February 2020 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Feb 1 to swap the prime solid-state recorder (SSR) from the B-side to the A-side. This swap concludes a six-month interval of health and trending data collection on SSR-B. Another real-time procedure was executed on Feb 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of AT2019rwd, which are follow-ups to a Target of Opportunity which was accepted on Oct 17 and are coordinated with NuStar, observations of V4641 Sgr, which were accepted as Targets of Opportunity on Feb 5 and are coordinated with Swift and LCO-FTP, and an observation of SN2020oi, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Jan 21.



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        70OPH                  HRC-I        Feb  9
        A1240                  ACIS-I
        AT2019rwd              ACIS-S       Feb 10
        A1240                  ACIS-I
        SDSSJ1104+4345         ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Feb 11
        AT2019rwd              ACIS-S
        A1240                  ACIS-I
        AT2019rwd              ACIS-S
        J080707.2+352130.3     ACIS-S       Feb 12
        E0102-72               ACIS-I
        PSO167-13              ACIS-S
        E0102-72               ACIS-S       Feb 13
        Radiation Belts
        V4641Sgr               ACIS-S/HETG
        Radiation Belts                     Feb 14
        J102106.4+360408.8     ACIS-S
        SN2020oi               ACIS-S
        E0102-72               ACIS-S
        V4641Sgr               ACIS-S/HETG  Feb 15
        [BGK2006]HV19          ACIS-I
        PSO167-13              ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     Feb 16

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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