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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 20 January 2006 9.00am EST

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

Chandra passed through the final two eclipses of the 2006 winter season on Jan 14 and 17 with nominal power and thermal performance. A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 17 to disable SCS 29 as a standard action following the eclipse season.

A realtime procedure was completed on Jan 18 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

Of note last week was the conduct on Jan 18 of the 2006 Chandra Fellows Peer Review.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below.

NGC3379                 ACIS-S       Jan 23
cl1357+6232             ACIS-I       Jan 24
Radiation Belts
NGC 3600                ACIS-S       Jan 25
NGC 3344                ACIS-S
Abell754-P5             ACIS-I
HZ43                    HRC-I/LETG
Cygnus X-3              ACIS-S/HETG
IRAS08572+3915          ACIS-S       Jan 26
Cygnus X-3              ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                      Jan 27
Abell754-P2             ACIS-I
Abell754-P3             ACIS-I
SNR1987A                ACIS-S       Jan 28
Abell754-P6             ACIS-I
Abell754-P7             ACIS-I
AM 2049-691             ACIS-S
NGC 3640                ACIS-S       Jan 29
cl1357+6232             ACIS-I
SDSS J1001+5454         ACIS-S
SDSS J0950+5801         ACIS-S
NGC 7013                ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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