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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 2 November 2007 8.30am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include a series of observations of Comet Holmes with ACIS-S. The source was accepted as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on Oct 26 and loads were replanned and uplinked on Oct 31. Observations of IGR J18256-1035 and SST24 J143447.70+330 were impacted by the TOO and will be observed as part of a future schedule.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of M31 coordinated with XMM-Newton.

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1E 1048.1-5937         ACIS-S       Nov 5
AX J1845-0258          ACIS-S
RSG Cluster 2          ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
NGC2071-IRS1           ACIS-I       Nov 6
M31                    HRC-I        Nov 7
RSG Cluster 2          ACIS-I
MACS1621.6+3810        ACIS-I
31 Com                 HRC-I
Radiation Belts
delta Ori HD 36486     HRC-S/LETG   Nov 9
HD 97484               ACIS-I       Nov 10
NGC 4394               ACIS-S       Nov 11

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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