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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 November 2009 9.00am 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 press release was issued on Nov 4 describing results from Chandra's observations of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A (Cas A, for short) the remains of a massive star that exploded in our galaxy. The neutron star at the center of Cas A is found to have an ultra-thin carbon atmosphere. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/09_releases/press_110409.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below

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hPer                   ACIS-I       Nov  8
Collinder261           ACIS-I       Nov  9
Radiation Belts                     Nov 10
SPT0552-5709           ACIS-I
PGC3097911             ACIS-S       Nov 11
M31                    ACIS-I
hPer                   ACIS-I
Abell2111              ACIS-I       Nov 12
SDSSJ1233+1511         ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Nov 13
CXOUJ085201.4-46175    HRC-I
HD110432               ACIS-S/HETG
NGC1370                ACIS-S       Nov 15

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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