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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 24 August 2012 9.00am EDT

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

Chandra passed through the sixth and seventh eclipses of the season on Aug 19 and 21 respectively, with nominal power and thermal performance.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of NGC 253 and Mrk 231 coordinated with VLBA and NuSTAR respectively.

Radiation Belts                     Aug 27
         J0640.7-4321           ACIS-I
         Mrk231                 ACIS-S
         CentaurusA             ACIS-I       Aug 29
         Radiation Belts
         IRAS00397-1312         ACIS-S       Aug 30
         A2667                  ACIS-I
         SMCX-1                 ACIS-S/HETG
         SPT-CLJ2352-4657       ACIS-I
         J0232.3-3639           ACIS-I       Aug 31
         HD188015               ACIS-S
         G167.65+17.64          ACIS-I       Sep  1
         G121.11+57.01          ACIS-I
         Radiation Belts
         SPT-CLJ2218-4519       ACIS-I
         NGC253                 ACIS-I       Sep  2
         SMCX-1                 ACIS-S/HETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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