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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 November 2008 7.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Nov 4 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra image release was issued on Nov 5 of the Crab Nabula. The image gives the first clear view of the faint boundary of the Crab Nebular's X-ray-emitting pulsar and wind. For further details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2008/crab/

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes three observations of NGC 4051 coordinated with Suzaku.

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Radiation Belts                     Nov 10
NGC4051                ACIS-S/HETG  Nov 11
RXJ1131-1231           ACIS-S
RXJ0142.0+2131         ACIS-I
NGC4051                ACIS-S/HETG
NGC470HLX-1            ACIS-S       Nov 12
NGC4051                ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                     Nov 13
NGC4051                ACIS-S/HETG
PKS0213-13             ACIS-S
MZ10451                ACIS-S       Nov 14
LSI61+303              ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                     Nov 15
MZ10451                ACIS-S       Nov 16
NGC4180                ACIS-I
4C04.43                ACIS-I
RXSJ122826.6+063828    ACIS-I
IGRJ12205-0320         ACIS-I
CXOXBJ142916.1+3359    ACIS-S

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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