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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 30 November 2001 10.00am EST

Last week observations were resumed at 12:49pm on Nov 25 after the Nov 22 solar interruption have continued as planned. The 12 targets impacted by the event will be rescheduled in a future week.

A press release was issued on Nov 29 to announce the first X-ray view of the planet Venus. For details and the image itself see:

The schedule of observations for the coming week is shown below and includes an observation of PHL 1811 coordinated with the Hubble Space Telescope and a series of calibration observations of the oxygen rich supernova remnant E0102-72.

LBQS 1205+1436          ACIS-S       Dec 2
LBQS 1208+1535          ACIS-S
CHVC125                 ACIS-S
3C 427.1                ACIS-S       Dec 3
LBQS 2350-0045A         ACIS-S
PHL 1811                ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
RX J0720.4-3125         ACIS-S       Dec 4
DEM L 316               ACIS-S
RX J0720.4-3125         ACIS-S       Dec 5
DEM L 316               ACIS-S
E0102-72 (8 obs)        ACIS-I
E0102-72 (3 obs)        ACIS-S       Dec 6
RX J0720.4-3125 (2 obs) ACIS-S
Radiation Belts
BETELGEUSE (4 obs)      HRC-S        Dec 7
BETELGEUSE              ACIS-S
MACS-J0825.5+6157       ACIS-I
M31-T2                  ACIS-I
2MASSJ222221+1959       ACIS-I
PC 0025+0447            ACIS-S
LBQS 0019+0107          ACIS-S       Dec 8
2237+0305               ACIS-S
E0102-72 (4 obs)        ACIS-S


All spacecraft subsystems continued to operate nominally.

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