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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 2 June 2006 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on 2 June to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra press release was issued on June 1 describing a long observation that has revealed important new details of a neutron star that is ejecting a wake of high-energy particles as it moves rapidly through space. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/06_releases/press_060106.html

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of M81 coordinated with HST and the VLA, and of M31 coordinated with XMM.

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Kes 75                  ACIS-S       Jun 4
M31                     HRC-I        Jun 5
E0102-72                ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
E0102-72                ACIS-S       Jun 6
J0737-3039              ACIS-S
NGC7265                 ACIS-I       Jun 7
Kes 75                  ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Jun 8
Kes 75                  ACIS-S       Jun 9
M31                     ACIS-I
M81                     ACIS-I
M33 Field 7             ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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