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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 17 July 2009 9.00am EDT

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

A Chandra image release was issued on July 9 of Stephan's Quintet, a compact group of galaxies discovered about 130 years ago and located about 280 million light years from Earth.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes a TOO observation of SWIFT J1756.9-2508.

Radiation Belts                      Jul 19
NGC 3894               ACIS-S        Jul 20
RS Ophiuchi            ACIS-S
Radiation Belts                      Jul 22
ZwCl 1829.3+6912       ACIS-I
Vega                   HRC-I         Jul 23
Vega (4obs)            HRC-S
SDSS J1411+5736        ACIS-S
G1.9+0.3               ACIS-S
ZwCl 1829.3+6912       ACIS-I        Jul 24
SDSS J130525.83+53353  ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
Vela PWN               ACIS-S        Jul 25
G289.7-0.3             ACIS-I
G1.9+0.3               ACIS-S        Jul 26
SWIFT J1756.9-2508     ACIS-S        Jul 27
SDSS J145503.94+5155   ACIS-S
4U 1608-52             ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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