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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 19 August 2005 8.30am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 17 August to update the on-board ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 17 August describing recent observations that have revealed new details about the fiery ring surrounding the stellar explosion that produced Supernova 1987A. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sn87a/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Kelu-1 coordinated with the VLA.

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Radiation Belts                      Aug 21
Limiting Window         ACIS-I       Aug 22
PKS 1030-357            ACIS-S
DLS J1359-1055          ACIS-I       Aug 23
RGB1324+576             ACIS-S
Kelu-1                  ACIS-S
SDSS J233837.10-00      ACIS-S
Belts                      Aug 24
RX J0720.4-3125         HRC-S/LETG
IC 1613                 ACIS-S       Aug 25
X1908+375               ACIS-S/HETG
SMCwing 20              ACIS-I       Aug 26
Radiation Belts
IRAS05436-0007          ACIS-I       Aug 27
RX J0720.4-3125         HRC-S/LETG

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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