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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 30 November 2012 9.00am EST

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

A Chandra press release was issued on Nov 28 describing a Chandra observation of GB 1428+4217, a quasar which has a powerful X-ray and radio jet associated with it. At a distance of 12.4 billion light years this is the most distant known X-ray jet. It is argued that the brightness of the X-ray jet favors an emission mechanism where jet electrons are colliding with photons from the cosmic microwave background and boosting them to X-ray energies. For details see: http://chandra.harvard.edu/press/12_releases/press_112812.html

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of Parenago523_P3 coordinated with OVRO/CARMA.



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Radiation Belts                     Dec  3
         COSMOSLegacy           ACIS-I
         LHS353                 ACIS-S
         NovaMon2012            HRC-S  LETG
         2FGLJ0934.0-6231       ACIS-S       Dec  4
         Parenago523_P3         ACIS-S
         SPT-CLJ2306-6505       ACIS-I
         GJ4073                 ACIS-S       Dec  5
         SDSSJ144804.17+1825    ACIS-S
         SDSSJ1417+0733         ACIS-S
         Radiation Belts
         COSMOSLegacy           ACIS-I
         SPT-CLJ2245-6207       ACIS-I       Dec  6
         G184-31                ACIS-S
         3C130                  ACIS-S
         SDSSJ1629+2532         ACIS-S       Dec  7
         COSMOSLegacy           ACIS-I
         SDSSJ1330-0036         ACIS-S
         GJ4281                 ACIS-S       Dec  8
         Radiation Belts
         COSMOSLegacy           ACIS-I
         SDSSJ1429+3859         ACIS-S
         NGC1501                ACIS-S
         M31BHXN                ACIS-I       Dec  9
         SPT-CLJ2135-5726       ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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