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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 23 March 2012 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the second and third eclipses of the season on Mar 18 and 21 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of SN 2012A, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on Mar 7.

A1795 (5 obs)          ACIS-I       Mar 25
         SDSSJ1225+2235         ACIS-S       Mar 26
         SDSSJ1153+2151         ACIS-S
         SDSSJ1148+2313         ACIS-S
         SDSSJ1034+1912         ACIS-S
         NGC3588                ACIS-S
         Radiation Belts                     Mar 27
         1FGLJ1311.7-3429       ACIS-I
         Comacluster            ACIS-I
         PSRJ1333-4449          ACIS-S       Mar 28
         SNR1987A               ACIS-S/HETG
         Radiation Belts                     Mar 29
         J0132.0-4156           ACIS-I
         CIZAJ2242.8+5301       ACIS-I
         Vega                   HRC-S        Mar 31
         SDSSJ135646.11+1026    ACIS-S
         Radiation Belts                     Apr  1
         SNR1987A               ACIS-S/HETG
         Abell3560              ACIS-S
         SN2012A                ACIS-S       Apr  2
         SDSSJ1027+3543         ACIS-S
         Vega                   HRC-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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