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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 24 March 2017 9.00am EDT

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

Of note this week was the announcement of several items related to Chandra. First is the preliminary release of the source detection list for the Chandra Source Catalog 2.0. Second is the inclusion of Chandra Source Catalog 1.1 footprints and links within the ESASky interface. Third is the release of version 3.0 of Iris, which is a graphical user interface application allowing analysis of spectral energy distribution data. Last is the announcement of the meeting "From Chandra to Lynx: Taking the Sharpest X-ray Vision Fainter and Farther", taking place Aug 8-10.

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of SN2017cbv, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Mar 23.

SN2017cbv ACIS-S Mar 27 Radiation Belts Mar 28 Mkn876 ACIS-S/HETG NGC4848 ACIS-S Mar 29 Mkn876 ACIS-S/HETG NGC4848 ACIS-S CygnusA-WHotspot ACIS-I NGC4848 ACIS-S spog2178 ACIS-S Mar 30 QJ0158-4325 ACIS-S Radiation Belts Mar 31 NGC4848 ACIS-S iotaCen HRC-I IGRJ16120-3543 ACIS-I SNR0509-68.7 ACIS-S TWA34 ACIS-S Apr 1 Mkn876 ACIS-S/HETG ArLac HRC-I NGC4848 ACIS-S SNR0509-68.7 ACIS-S Apr 2 Radiation Belts


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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