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Summary of Scheduled IOC Observations

The table below briefly summarizes XTE IOC observation plans. Please note, however, that, since we are still checking out the spacecraft, the observation plans may change without notice due to unexpected spacecraft or instrument behavior.
Date Target(s) Purpose
Jan 6 Crab nebula
Background
PSR1509-58
Absolute timing, Dead time, background,Field of View
Jan 7 Crab
MCG8-11-11
Background
Background, dead time, field of view, HEXTE faint object performance (FOP).
Jan 8 ASM - Cyg X-1
ASM - Crab
Crab
ASM operations, dead time, boresight, ASM
Jan 9 Crab
Background
Background, dead time, boresight
Jan 10 Cyg X-2
ASM - Crab
Crab
Data handling, dead time, ASM
Jan 11 Cyg X-2
SMC X-1
Crab
MCG8-11-11
Data handling, field of view, dead time, background. HEXTE FOP
Jan 12 Perseus
Crab
MCG8-11-11
Spectral response, dead time. HEXTE FOP
Jan 13 ASM - Cyg X-1
Cyg X-2
ASM, data handling
Jan 14 Crab
MCG8-11-11
Dead time, field of view, HEXTE FOP
Jan 15 Crab
Cyg X-2
background
dead time, background, data handling
Jan 16 NGC 4945
Crab
Target of Opportunity, dead time, engineering, field of view
Jan 17 Crab
NGC 4151
PSR 1509-58
Field of view, dead time, HEXTE FOP, absolute timing
Jan 18 Crab
background
HEXTE off-set boresight, field of view, background
Jan 19 GRO J1744-28
Crab
Target of Opportunity, field of view, engineering
Jan 20 Crab
Cas A
background
NGC 4151
boresight, detector response matrix, background, HEXTE FOP
Jan 21 Crab
background
dead time, response matrix, HEXTE offset boresight, background

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