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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 14 December 2001 8.30am EST

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

A routine real-time procedure was completed on Dec 11 to update the on-board the Ephemeris.

Work is nearing completion on the 2-week mission schedule to cover the holiday period from Dec 24 to Jan 6, 2002.

Of note last week was the release of the CIAO 2.2.1 analysis software together with CALDB 2.10, and the release of a new web form for data search and retrieval. For details, see http://cxc.harvard.edu.

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes highly time constrained observations of the targets PHL 1811 and GX 301-2.

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G093.3+6.9              ACIS-I       Dec 16
Radiation Belts                      Dec 17
PHL 1811                ACIS-S
ARP 222                 ACIS-S
0453-68.5               ACIS-S       Dec 18 
HD 93497                ACIS-S/HETG  Dec 18
NGC 2110                ACIS-S/HETG  Dec 19
Radiation Belts
NGC 2110                ACIS-S/HETG  Dec 20
3C 120                  ACIS-S/HETG  Dec 21
NGC 2110                ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                      Dec 22
GX 301-2                ACIS-S/HETG  Dec 23

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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