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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 23 February 2007 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was made on Feb 22 to mark the 20th anniversary of SN1987A (Feb 24), one of the most spectacular supernova events of modern times. For the image and further details, see:

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of 3C 279 coordinated with Spitzer, and of Jupiter coordinated with HST and New Horizons.

Radiation Belts                      Feb 25
3C279                   ACIS-S/HETG
TW Hya                  ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                      Feb 28
TW Hya                  ACIS-S/HETG
Radiation Belts                      Mar 2
IGR J1335+0710          ACIS-I       Mar 3
Jupiter                 ACIS-S
MACS1311.0-0311         ACIS-I
TW Hya                  ACIS-S/HETG
G1.9+0.3                ACIS-S
CGCG 043-056            ACIS-S       Mar 4
7C1023+3604             ACIS-S
SN 2005kd               ACIS-S
BDSB2003+50             ACIS-I
G67.7+1.8               ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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