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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 March 2005 9.00am EST

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include an observation of GRO J1655-40 that was approved as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on mar 10. Loads were replanned and uplinked on Mar 12. An observation of cl1312+3900 was impacted by the TOO and will be rescheduled for a later load.

A real-time procedure was completed on Mar 15 to update the on-board ephemeris.

Of note last week was the Chandra Cycle 7 proposal deadline at 6pm EST on March 15. A total of 736 GO proposals were received and the submission process proceeded smoothly.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

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AX J1257.6+3525        ACIS-S       Mar 20
A1795                  ACIS-I
A1795                  ACIS-S
RXCJ1504.1-0248        ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Mar 21
EGS-2                  ACIS-I
AX J1354.1+3341        ACIS-S       Mar 22
87GB 1350+3141         ACIS-S
SDSS J143752.76+04     ACIS-S
DLS J1402-1052         ACIS-I
HD 144334              ACIS-S
HD 146001              ACIS-S
FIRST J154912.3+30     ACIS-S
SDSS J164501.69+44     ACIS-S
HD 208095              ACIS-S
mrc0316-257            ACIS-S       Mar 23
Radiation Belts
EGS-3                  ACIS-I       Mar 24
87GB 1226+5539         ACIS-S       Mar 25
RXJ1119.7+2126         ACIS-S
RGB1144+674            ACIS-S
NGC7538                ACIS-I
IC 310                 ACIS-I       Mar 26
87GB 0840+5116         ACIS-S
SDSS J085417.61+53     ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
EGS-3                  ACIS-I       Mar 27
AX J1426.8+2619        ACIS-S
+020A           ACIS-S
DLS J1400-1154         ACIS-I

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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