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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 27 January 2006 9.00am EST

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

A Chandra image release of the Cartwheel Galaxy was issued on 11 January. This image combines data from four different observatories: Chandra (X-ray), GALEX (UV), HST (visible) and Spitzer (IR). Further details can be found at:

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes 20 observations of shallow survey of 1 sq. degree in the ELAIS-N1 field. This is the first to be observed as part of the SWIRE Spitzer legacy program.

Radiation Belts                      Jan 29
30 Doradus              ACIS-I       Jan 30
15 Mon                  ACIS-S/HETG
        N1 (4 obs)              ACIS-I       Jan 31
SDSS J002133.27+00      ACIS-S
SDSSJ1004+4801          ACIS-S
SDSSJ1106+0357          ACIS-S
N1 (4 obs)              ACIS-I       Feb 1
Radiation Belts
cl0522-3624             ACIS-I       Feb 2
HD 109962               ACIS-S
LB1919                  HRC-S/LETG
N1 (3 obs)              ACIS-I       Feb 3
Radiation Belts
N1 (6 obs)              ACIS-I       Feb 4
RXC J1130.0+3637        ACIS-S       Feb 5
N1 (3 obs)              ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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