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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 3 March 2017 9.00am EST

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

A real-time procedure was executed on Mar 1 to perform a routine self-check of the Electrical Interface Assembly (EIA) Sequencer.

A Chandra press release was issued on Feb 24 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the discovery of Supernova 1987A. New images, time-lapse movies, and a data-based animation allow astronomers and the public to explore SN 1987A in new and exciting ways. These combine data from Chandra, HST, and ALMA, and include recent observations that show the supernova shock wave is moving beyond the dense ring of gas produced late in the life of the pre-supernova star. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below.

Comacluster ACIS-I Mar 6 Abell1914 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Mar 7 spog1070 ACIS-S Abell1914 ACIS-I W0831+0140 ACIS-S Comacluster ACIS-I Mar 8 4C63.20 ACIS-S J1012-3124 ACIS-S Comacluster ACIS-I Abell1914 ACIS-I Mar 9 Radiation Belts Mar 10 Comacluster ACIS-I Mkn876 ACIS-S/HETG Comacluster ACIS-I J094401.86-003832.1 ACIS-S Mar 11 spog1147 ACIS-S Mkn876 ACIS-S/HETG Comacluster ACIS-I Abell1914 ACIS-I Radiation Belts Mar 12 Comacluster ACIS-I Off-field1 ACIS-I Mar 13 4C63.20 ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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