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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: http://chandra.si.edu/photo/2017/rsmbh/

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.

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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

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All spacecraft subsystems continued to support nominal operations.

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