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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 December 2010 9.00am EST

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

Chandra passed through the eleventh (and final) eclipse of the fall season on Nov 28 with nominal power and thermal performance. Real-time procedures were executed on Nov 29 to disable SCS 29 and on Dec 2 to dump the EPS glitch counters as post-eclipse season actions. A real-time procedure was executed on Dec 1 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer. A real-time procedure was completed on Dec 2 to update the on-board ephemeris.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of SN2010jl, which was accepted as a target of opportunity on Nov 11, and of SN2010jr, which was accepted as a target of opportunity on Nov 19.

       IGRJ14043-6148         HRC-I        Dec  6
       HH2                    ACIS-S
       J075526.1+391111       ACIS-S
       Radiation Belts
       SN2010jl               ACIS-S       Dec  7
       MCG8-11-11             ACIS-S/HETG
       SN2010jl               ACIS-S       Dec  8
       J1420-6048             ACIS-I
       Radiation Belts                     Dec  9
       HFPK334                ACIS-S
       RMC-PL6                ACIS-I       Dec 10
       MCG8-11-11             ACIS-S/HETG
       NGC4291                ACIS-S       Dec 11
       3C130                  ACIS-S
       Radiation Belts                     Dec 12
       M31                    ACIS-I
       M31                    HRC-I
       SN2010jr               ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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