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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 22 July 2011 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Jul 21 to update the on-board ephemeris.

Of note this week was the announcement on Jul 15 of the Cycle 13 Peer Review recommended programs. For details see: http://cxc.harvard.edu/target_lists/cycle13/index.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of Swift J1822.3-1606, one of which which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time TOO on Jul 18 and the other accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Jul 20.

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Radiation Belts                     Jul 24
       M31                    ACIS-I       Jul 25
       3C445                  ACIS-S/HETG
       SWIFTJ1822.3-1606      ACIS-S       Jul 27
       Radiation Belts
       3C445                  ACIS-S/HETG
       SwiftJ1822.3-1606      HRC-I        Jul 28
       J1809-2332             ACIS-I
       SgrAcomplex            ACIS-I       Jul 29
       Radiation Belts                     Jul 30
       PSRJ2017+06            ACIS-S
       M17InfraredDarkCl      ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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