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Operations CXO Status Report

Friday 12 May 2017 9.00am EDT

A Chandra photo release was issued on May 11 describing observations of CXO J101527.2+625911. This is a supermassive black hole displaced from the center of its galactic host. This black hole may have "recoiled,” when two smaller supermassive black holes collided and merged to form a larger one. For details see:

The schedule of targets for the next week is shown below and includes observations of GRO J1750-27, which was accepted as a Target of Opportunity on 11 May 2015, and Jupiter, which is coordinated with the Juno spacecraft.

        Radiation Belts
        MSH15-56               ACIS-I
        CentaurusA             ACIS-I
        ProximaCentauri        HRC-S /LETG
        ZWCL8197               ACIS-I       May 16
        CassiopeiaA            ACIS-S
        Radiation Belts                     May 17
        GROJ1750-27            ACIS-S
        ProximaCentauri        HRC-S /LETG  May 18
        Jupiter                HRC-I
        CygnusA-WHotspot       ACIS-I       May 19
        FBQSJ163302.6+23492    ACIS-S
        AXJ1739.3-2923         ACIS-I
        Radiation Belts                     May 20
        IGRJ16181-5407         ACIS-I
        G325.70                ACIS-I
        HZ43                   HRC-I /LETG
        CygnusA-Nucleus        ACIS-I
        GX3+1                  ACIS-S/HETG  May 21
        CygnusA-Nucleus        ACIS-I


All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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