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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 25 January 2008 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was completed on 22 Jan to update the on-board Ephemeris.

A Chandra image release was issued on 23 Jan of the young star cluster Westerlund 2. The cluster has an estimated age of 1-2 millions years and contains some of the hottest, brightest and most massive stars known. For further details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

Radiation Belts                     Jan 28
SNR 0104-72.3          ACIS-S 
IGR J16287-5021        ACIS-I       Jan 29
HD 327083              ACIS-I
NGC 6304               ACIS-S
NGC 3521               ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Jan 30
SNR 0104-72.3          ACIS-S       Jan 31
S10                    ACIS-S
XTE J1701-462          ACIS-S
PG1115+080             ACIS-S       Feb 1
7C1040+4449            ACIS-S
SN 1993J               ACIS-S
Haro 2                 ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                     Feb 2
W75N                   ACIS-I
RXCJ0043.4-2037        ACIS-I       Feb 3
3C17                   ACIS-S
3C165                  ACIS-S
7C1052+4547            ACIS-S
MACS1115               ACIS-I
DDO 53                 ACIS-S       Feb 4


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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