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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 30 April 2021 9.00am EDT

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

Of note this week was the release on Apr 29 of CALDB 4.9.5. This update includes ACIS T_GAIN updates, an ACIS CTI correction update, and new HRC-I/LETG LSF parameter files. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes an observation of NGC4151, which was accepted as a Director's Discretionary Time Target of Opportunity on Apr 23, and observations of IGR J16318-4848 coordinated with NuSTAR.

        Radiation Belts                     May  3
        NGC4151                ACIS-S/HETG
        SDSSJ144231.37-0209    ACIS-S       May  4
        CygnusA-2              HRC-I
        M51                    ACIS-S
        QSOJ1610+1811          ACIS-S
        CygnusA-2              HRC-I        May  5
        NGC253                 ACIS-I
        Radiation Belts
        NGC1365                ACIS-S/HETG  May  6
        IGRJ16318-4848         ACIS-S/HETG
        NGC1365                ACIS-S/HETG
        IGRJ16318-4848         ACIS-S/HETG
        IRASF15480-0344        ACIS-S       May  7
        CygnusA-2              HRC-I
        SDSSJ082618.04+5653    ACIS-S
        3c297                  ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     May  8
        NGC1365                ACIS-S/HETG
        4FGLJ1639.3-5146       ACIS-I
        NGC1365                ACIS-S/HETG  May  9
        SDSSJ144231.37-0209    ACIS-S
        SN2005V                ACIS-S
        SDSSJ144231.37-0209    ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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