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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 9 June 2006 8.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on June 5 of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) where a diffuse, X-ray emitting cloud of hot gas was discovered in the midst of a collection of point-like sources. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/m31/

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of 1E 1048.1-5937 coordinated with HST.

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Radiation Belts                      Jun 11
NGC 5949                ACIS-S
Abell 2589              ACIS-S
Kes 75                  ACIS-S       Jun 12
NGC3065                 ACIS-S
1RXS J102659.6+364      ACIS-S
1RXS J142423.3-020      ACIS-S       Jun 13
HD104237A (DX Cha)      ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts
UGC9692                 ACIS-S       Jun 14
SDSS J1014+4300         ACIS-S
1RXS J110219.6+022      ACIS-S
1E 1048.1-5937          ACIS-S
Abell2589               ACIS-S
M33 Field 4             ACIS-I       Jun 15
Radiation Belts                      Jun 16
NGC1493                 ACIS-S
1H 1905+000             ACIS-S       Jun 17

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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