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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 18 January 2013 9.00am EST

During the last two weeks Chandra completed the observing schedule as planned.

A real-time procedure was executed on Jan 11 to disable the primary heater on the Integral Propulsion System (IPS) fuel tank. Temporarily disabling the IPS tank primary heater is the first in a series of steps required to determine the viability of using the on-board computer to control the IPS tank temperature.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below

        Mrk423                 ACIS-S       Jan 20
         ngc3344                ACIS-I
         3C220.3                ACIS-S       Jan 21
         M31BHXN                ACIS-I
         A21                    ACIS-I
         E0102-72S3             ACIS-S
         Radiation Belts                     Jan 22
         GMBCGJ154.45050+03.    ACIS-I
         SDSSJ123253.03+3643    ACIS-S
         SDSSJ1027+1749         ACIS-S       Jan 23
         A665                   ACIS-I
         SPT-CLJ0310-4646       ACIS-I
         E0102-72S3             ACIS-S       Jan 24
         PNG329.0+01.9          ACIS-S
         Radiation Belts
         PSRJ0633+1746          ACIS-I       Jan 25
         A655                   ACIS-I       Jan 26
         M31Southwest           ACIS-S/HETG


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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