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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 20 August 2004 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include two observations of GRB 040812 that was approved as a fast turn-around Target Of Opportunity (TOO) on Aug 13. Loads were replanned and uplinked on Aug 15 for observing on Aug 17 and 22. Observations of Kepler and 1E0657-56 (portion) were impacted by the TOO and will be rescheduled for a later load.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of the Targets of Opportunity SN 2004dj and QS Tel.

0142-100               ACIS-S       Aug 23
SN 2004dj              ACIS-S
1E0657-56              ACIS-I
Radiation Belts                     Aug 24
1E0657-56              ACIS-I
Abell 13               ACIS-S       Aug 25
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG  Aug 26
Radiation Belts
SNR1987A               ACIS-S/LETG  Aug 27
CXOGC J174540.0-29     ACIS-I       Aug 28
Vega                   HRC-I
QS Tel                 HRC-S/LETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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