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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 December 2004 8.00am EST

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

Of note last week was the release on 29 Nov of a new version of the CXC Data System. Release 7.4 provides functionality to largely automate the science data Verification and Validation (V&V) process, new ACIS processing tools, additional monitoring and trends data bases, and support for a new release of the aspect guide star catalog (AGASC 1.6).

The schedule of targets for next week is shown below and includes an observation of M31 coordinated with the VLA.

Radiation Belts                     Dec 5
B3 0738+441            ACIS-S       Dec 6
MACS0329.7-0212        ACIS-I
M31                    HRC-I
H 0323+022             HRC-I        Dec 7
CL1354-0221            ACIS-I
Radiation Belts
RGB0223+396            ACIS-S       Dec 8
2MASS 033531-07312     ACIS-S
RCS0224-0002           ACIS-S       Dec 9
SDSS J083007.99+53     ACIS-S       Dec 10
Radiation Belts
SDSS J082912.67+5006   ACIS-S       Dec 11
RXJ1642.6+2726         ACIS-S
MACS1621.6+3810        ACIS-I
AX J0642.9+6751        ACIS-S
RXJ0834.8+3928         ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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