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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 2 June 2006 9.00am EDT

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

A real-time procedure was executed on 2 June to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra press release was issued on June 1 describing a long observation that has revealed important new details of a neutron star that is ejecting a wake of high-energy particles as it moves rapidly through space. For details see:

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of M81 coordinated with HST and the VLA, and of M31 coordinated with XMM.

Kes 75                  ACIS-S       Jun 4
M31                     HRC-I        Jun 5
E0102-72                ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
E0102-72                ACIS-S       Jun 6
J0737-3039              ACIS-S
NGC7265                 ACIS-I       Jun 7
Kes 75                  ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Jun 8
Kes 75                  ACIS-S       Jun 9
M31                     ACIS-I
M81                     ACIS-I
M33 Field 7             ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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