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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 October 2001 12.00pm EDT

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

A real-time procedure was completed on Oct 10 to update the on-board ephemeris.

Of note next week is the Chandra Fellows Symposium to be held on 15 Oct. Presentations will be made by the 14 current Fellows and will cover a wide range of Chandra research including stars, neutron stars, supernova remnants, atomic processes, black holes and determining cosmic distance scales.

Last week a very long (400 Ks) observation of the source RXJ1856.5-3754 was completed with HRC-S and the LETG. The schedule of observations for last week and the coming week is shown below.

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RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S/LETG   Oct 8
Radiation Belts                     Oct 9
RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S/LETG   Oct 10
Radiation Belts                     Oct 12
RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S/LETG
Radiation Belts                     Oct 14
RXJ1856.5-3754         HRC-S/LETG   Oct 15
XTE J1739-302          ACIS-I
MXB 1659-298           ACIS-S
19410+2336             ACIS-S
GD 358                 ACIS-S       Oct 16
3C330                  ACIS-S
NGC 4214               ACIS-S
SN 1998S               ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                     Oct 17
Q0615+820              ACIS-S
NGC 278                ACIS-S       Oct 18
NGC 628                ACIS-S
Arp 270                ACIS-S       Oct 19
A1361                  ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
G332.+0.1              ACIS-I       Oct 20
A2554                  ACIS-S
1RXSJ161411.3-630657   ACIS-I       Oct 21
Puppis N Knot          ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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