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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 March 2006 8.30am EST

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

A realtime procedure was completed on Mar 16 to update the on-board Ephemeris.

Of note last week was the Chandra Cycle 8 proposal deadline at 6pm EST on March 15. A total of 723 GO proposals were received and the submission process proceeded smoothly.

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of the object 4U 1636-53 coordinated with RXTE.

cl0350-3801             ACIS-I       Mar 19
ArLac (21 obs)          HRC-S
4C19.44                 ACIS-S       Mar 20
Radiation Belts
E0102-72                ACIS-I       Mar 21
E0102-72                ACIS-S
4U 1636-53              ACIS-S/HETG
E0102-72 (2 obs)        ACIS-I       Mar 22
Cas A                   ACIS-I
Cas A                   HRC-I
Cas A                   ACIS-S
HD 217833               ACIS-S
WR 140                  ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                      Mar 23
RS Oph                  HRC-S/LETG   Mar 24
Abell 2052              ACIS-S
87GB 1437+4423          ACIS-S       Mar 25
87GB 1459+4803          ACIS-S       Mar 26
87GB 1623+5659          ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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