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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 2 July 2010 9.00am EDT

During the last week the observing schedule was replanned to include observations of GRB100628 and Cir X-1 that were accepted as a Target of Opportunity on June 28 and 29 respectively. The replacement loads were uplinked on June 30. Planned observations of PGC1206166, SDSS J135920.99+5137, and SPT-CL 0552-5709 were impacted and will be rescheduled at a later date.

A Chandra image release was issued on June 30 of CID-42, an unusual object discovered in the Cosmic Evolution Survey. By combining data from Chandra and other telescopes, evidence is found for a recoiling black hole in the system. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below

HE0435-1223 ACIS-S Jul 4 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I Jul 5 A1319 ACIS-S SBS1129+576 ACIS-S Jul 6 Radiation Belts AXJ183356-0822 ACIS-S NGC6304 ACIS-I PKS1934-63 ACIS-S Jul 8 VelaPWN ACIS-S RXJ033340.22-391833. ACIS-S Radiation Belts Jul 9 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I PGC042596 ACIS-S Jul 10 MKN421 (2 obs) ACIS-S/LETG MKN421 HRC-S/LETG Markarian231 ACIS-S Jul 11 ChandraDeepField-S ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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