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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 7 May 2010 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on May 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

Preparations are complete for the start of the summer 2010 eclipse season beginning on May 9. This season contains 17 eclipses (15 medium and 2 short) and will end on June 20.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below includes an observation of NGC 5408 X-1 coordinated with HST and an observation of Sgr A* coordinated with a ground-based observatory.

Radiation Belts                     May  9
A1750s                 ACIS-I
NGC5077                ACIS-S
SDSS0924+0219          ACIS-S       May 10
A1795                  ACIS-S
A1795                  ACIS-I       May 11
A1750n                 ACIS-I
M87                    ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
SWEEPS_FIELD           ACIS-I       May 12
SNR0049-73.6           ACIS-S
0FGLJ1413.1-6203       ACIS-I
SgrA*                  ACIS-I       May 13
SWEEPS_FIELD           ACIS-I       May 14
SDSSJ171300.39+2817    ACIS-S
M87                    ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
SNR0049-73.6           ACIS-S
Q0957+561              ACIS-S       May 15
SDSSJ162636.40+3502    ACIS-S
NGC5408X-1             ACIS-S
ChandraDeepField-S     ACIS-I
PSRB1451-68            ACIS-S       May 16


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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