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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 6 July 2007 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the 3rd, 4th and 5th eclipses of the 2007 Summer season on Jun 29, Jul 1 and 5 with nominal power and thermal performance.

A real-time procedure was executed on Jul 5 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of 3C 273, 3C279 and 3C454.3 coordinated with Spitzer.

RBS 797                ACIS-S       Jul 8
SDSS J115138.24+00     ACIS-S       Jul 9
Deep GCS 4             ACIS-I
1A 1244-60             ACIS-I
A1413                  ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
SDSS J172759.15+54     ACIS-S       Jul 10
3C273                  ACIS-S/HETG
AX J165646-4239        ACIS-S
XMM2215-1738           ACIS-S
SN 2005db              ACIS-S       Jul 11
3C279                  ACIS-S/HETG
UGC 1455               ACIS-S
3C454.3                ACIS-S/HETG
NGC 1400               ACIS-S
XMM2215-1738           ACIS-S
AX J190534+0659        ACIS-S       Jul 12
NGC 3913               ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
IRAS F22491-1808       ACIS-S       Jul 13
SNR 1987A              ACIS-S
PKS2155-304            ACIS-S/HETG
PKS2155-304            ACIS-S/LETG  Jul 14
PKS2155-304            ACIS-S/HETG
LHA 120-N 11           ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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