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07/10/17 Announcement #161

  1. Chandra Cycle 19 Research Program

06/26/17 Announcement #160

  1. From Chandra to Lynx Abstract Deadline this Wednesday

06/16/17 Announcement #159

  1. Abstract Deadlines Approaching for "From Chandra to Lynx"

05/04/17 Announcement #158

  1. Chandra CalDB 4.7.4 upgrade available

04/27/17 Announcement #157

  1. Second Announcement: From Chandra to Lynx: Call for Abstracts

04/13/17 Announcement #156

  1. Version 4.9.2 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile is available
  2. CIAO and SOXS Workshop

03/21/17 Announcement #155

  1. Chandra Source Catalog Release 2 Detection list posted
  2. Chandra data in ESAsky
  3. Iris v3.0 Release
  4. From Chandra to Lynx summer workshop (first announcement)

12/30/16 Announcement #154

  1. Events during the AAS meeting of possible interest to Chandra Users

12/15/16 Announcement #153

  1. Chandra Cycle 19 Call for Proposals released 15 December 2016
  2. CIAO 4.9, CALDB 4.7.3, DS9 7.5, MARX 5.3.2 released 15 December 2016
  3. Session on Flexible Multi-dimensional Modeling of Complex Data in Astronomy at the AAS meeting

10/14/16 Announcement #152:

  1. Version 4.8.4 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile is available
  2. Chandra Science for the Next Decade Presentations Posted Online

9/14/16 Announcement #151:

  1. Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship: Now accepting applications

9/9/16 Announcement #150:

  1. CXC web services downtime

7/18/16 Announcement #149:

  1. Chandra Cycle 18 Research Program

7/7/16 Announcement #148:

  1. Regular Registration and Poster Abstract Submission Ending Soon

7/5/16 Announcement #147:

  1. CXC Research Visitor Program

6/30/16 Announcement #146:

  1. Chandra Science for the Next Decade: Poster/Registration Deadlines Extended

6/14/16 Announcement #145:

  1. Reminder: Deadline Tomorrow (Wed June 15th) for Contributed Talk Abstracts for Chandra Science for the Next Decade

5/31/16 Announcement #144:

  1. Chandra CalDB 4.7.2 upgrade available as of 31 May 2016

5/26/16 Announcement #143:

  1. Chandra Science for the Next Decade: Call for Abstracts
    Additional Content: CIAO Workshop on August 15th-16th

4/13/16 Announcement #142:

  1. MARX 5.3. available with important bug-fix for off-axis sources: please upgrade!
  2. Version 4.8.3 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile is available
  3. CIAO/ds9/MARX workshop August 15-16, 2016 Cambridge, MA

4/4/16 Announcement #141:

  1. Workshop Announced: Chandra Science for the Next Decade

3/25/16 Announcement #140:

  1. 2016 Einstein Postdoctoral Fellows Selected
  2. CalDB version 4.7.1 Released

2/29/16 Announcement #139:

  1. CIAO 4.8.2 patch for Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) *ONLY*

2/10/16 Announcement #138:

  1. CIAO 4.8.1 patch released 9 February 2016

1/27/16 Announcement #137:

  1. A bug in acis_process_events
  2. ChIPS in CIAO 4.7 incompatible with Xquartz 2.7.8
  3. Version 4.8.2 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile is available
  4. Sherpa 4.8.0 (standalone) is now available on GitHub

1/5/16 Announcement #136:

  1. Chandra at the 227th AAS

12/15/15 Announcement #135:

  1. Chandra Cycle 18 Call for Proposals released 15 December 2015
  2. CIAO 4.8, CALDB 4.7.0 and MARX 5.2 released 15 December 2015

10/19/15 Announcement #134:

  1. CIAO and OSX

9/23/15 Announcement #133:

  1. Version 4.7.4 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile is Available
  2. ChaRT version 2 is Now Available
  3. CalDB version 4.6.9 Released

9/9/15 Announcement #132:

  1. Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship: Now accepting applications

8/18/15 Announcement #131:

  1. Dr. Stephen Murray Dies at Age 70

8/12/15 Announcement #130:

  1. Workshop Announcement: X-Ray Vision: Probing the Universe in Depth and Detail with the X-Ray Surveyor

8/3/15 Announcement #129:

  1. Chandra Source Catalog Release 2.0: Preliminary Detections List now Available‚Äč

7/23/15 Announcement #128:

  1. Chandra's Sweet 16

7/16/15 Announcement #127:

  1. Chandra Cycle 17 Research Program

7/1/15 Announcement #126:

  1. CalDB version 4.6.8 Released
  2. Version 4.7.3 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile has been released

5/15/15 Announcement #125:

  1. Exploring the Hot and Energetic Universe: The first scientific conference dedicated to the Athena X-ray Observatory

4/30/15 Announcement #124:

  1. Sherpa on GitHub
  2. MARX 5.1 Released

4/1/15 Announcement #123:

  1. Scheduled Outage of CXC Web Servers on April 5

3/3/15 Announcement #122:

  1. Chandra Science Workshop 2015

2/23/15 Announcement #121:

  1. CalDB 4.6.7 Released

12/16/14 Announcement #120:

  1. Chandra Cycle 17 Call for Proposals released 16 December 2014
  2. CIAO 4.7 and CALDB 4.6.5 released 16 December 2014

11/7/14 Announcement #119:

  1. Version 4.6.7 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile has been released

10/21/14 Announcement #118:

  1. October 24: Registration and Hotel Deadline for the 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium

10/15/14 Announcement #117:

  1. The cxc.harvard.edu and chandra.harvard.edu websites are back online
  2. Registration deadline extended: 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium

10/15/14 Announcement #116:

  1. The cxc.harvard.edu and chandra.harvard.edu websites are currently unavailable

10/2/14 Announcement #115:

  1. Sherpa 4.7 Binary Release
  2. 15 Years of Chandra Symposium: Program Schedule Available

9/17/14 Announcement #114:

  1. The Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship Program now accepting on-line applications

9/11/14 Announcement #113:

  1. Next Chandra Users' Committee meeting Oct 23, 2014

8/29/14 Announcement #112:

  1. CalDB 4.6.3 Released

8/27/14 Announcement #111:

  1. Reminder: Abstracts due Tomorrow (August 28): 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium

8/18/14 Announcement #110:

  1. 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium: Deadline for submitting abstracts for Oral Presentations has been extended to August 28

8/7/14 Announcement #109:

  1. Second Announcement - 15 Years of Science with Chandra Symposium
  2. Joint Chandra Calibration/CIAO Workshop
  3. CAVEAT Page added to CalDB Web Page

7/17/14 Announcement #108:

  1. Chandra Cycle 16 Research Program

7/9/14 Announcement #107:

  1. CalDB 4.6.2 Released

6/23/14 Announcement #106:

  1. 15 years of Science with Chandra Symposium

6/16/14 Announcement #105:

  1. Version 4.6.5 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile has been released

6/6/14 Announcement #104:

  1. The X-ray View of Galaxies Summer Science Workshop

5/20/14 Announcement #103:

  1. Fri May 23, Final Deadline for Chandra Summer Science Workshop: The X-ray View of Galaxy Ecosystems
  2. Advanced School on X-ray Astrophysics Nov. 17-28

4/22/14 Announcement #102:

  1. DEADLINE this Friday Apr 25: Oral Abstracts for Summer X-ray Galaxies Workshop
  2. Fifteen Years of Science with Chandra - First announcement
  3. Chandra Calibration and CIAO Workshop

4/14/14 Announcement #101:

  1. Future CIAO platform support

4/9/14 Announcement #100:

  1. CalDB 4.6.1.1 (patch version) released 09 April 2014

3/26/14 Announcement #99:

  1. CalDB 4.6.1 Released
  2. Version 4.6.3 of the Contributed Scripts and Modules tarfile has been released
  3. Registration and abstract submission are open for the summer 2014 Chandra-sponsored Science Workshop

3/17/14 Announcement #98:

  1. Upcoming July 2014 Chandra Science Workshop: THE X-RAY VIEW OF GALAXY ECOSYSTEMS

The list below is an archive of all announcements that were emailed from the CXC to the Chandra Announcements list prior to March of 2014.

Announcement Number 97, 4 February, 2014
  1. CIAO 4.6.1 patch and new scripts release
Announcement Number 96, 24 January, 2014
  1. SAOTrace 2.0.4 is now available
Announcement Number 95, 21 January, 2014
  1. X-ray Visionary Projects (XVPs): Notice of Intent Reminder
  2. POG Erratum: Table 6.4
Announcement Number 94, 12 December, 2013
  1. Chandra Cycle 16 Call for Proposals released 12 December 2013
  2. CIAO 4.6 released 12 December 2013
Announcement Number 93, 20 September, 2013
  1. The Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship Program now accepting on-line applications
  2. Upcoming Chandra Users' Committee Meeting
  3. CalDB 4.5.8 Released
Announcement Number 92, 11 July, 2013
  1. Chandra Cycle 15 Research Program
  2. Einstein Fellowship Call for Proposals
Announcement Number 91, 23 April, 2013
  1. ChaSeR Retired
  2. Cancelled: X-ray View of Galaxy Ecosystems
  3. The 8th IACHEC meeting
Announcement Number 90, 17 January, 2013
  1. X-ray Visionary Projects (XVPs): Notice of Intent Reminder
Announcement Number 89, 13 December, 2012
  1. Chandra Cycle 15 Call for Proposals released 13 December 2012
  2. CIAO 4.5 and CALDB 4.5.5 released 13 December 2012
Announcement Number 88, 29 October, 2012
  1. Einstein, Hubble and Sagan Fellowship Application Deadlines Extended
Announcement Number 87, 26 September, 2012
  1. CIAO Workshop 22 - 24 April 2013
  2. Additional reprocessing of certain HRC observations
Announcement Number 86, 10 September, 2012
  1. Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for 2013
  2. Topics for Chandra Science Workshop
  3. Upcoming Chandra Users Committee Meeting
  4. WARNING: Eight Sgr A* HETG observations affected by processing problems
Announcement Number 85, 20 July, 2012
  1. Chandra Cycle 14 Research Program
Announcement Number 84, 21 May, 2012
  1. Final Poster Abstract and Registration Deadline for Upcoming July 2012 Chandra Science Workshop: X-RAY BINARIES - CELEBRATING 50 YEARS SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF SCO X-1
Announcement Number 83, 12 April, 2012
  1. 2012 Chandra Newsletter
  2. Upcoming July 2012 Chandra Science Workshop Deadline: X-RAY BINARIES - CELEBRATING 50 YEARS SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF SCO X-1
Announcement Number 82, 27 February, 2012
  1. HRC-S Event Position Errors Near the Current Aim Point
  2. Chandra-Related PhD Theses
Announcement Number 81, 19 January, 2012
  1. Upcoming July 2012 Chandra Science Workshop: X-RAY BINARIES - CELEBRATING 50 YEARS SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF SCO X-1
  2. Cosmic Kaleidoscope Meeting - First Announcement
  3. Workshop on Tidal Disruption Events and AGN Outbursts
Announcement Number 80, 5 January, 2012
  1. X-ray Visionary Projects (XVPs): Notice of Intent Reminder
Announcement Number 79, 15 December, 2011
  1. Chandra Cycle 14 Call for Proposals released 15 December 2011
  2. CIAO 4.4 and CALDB 4.4.7 released 15 December 2011
Announcement Number 78, 4 November, 2011
  1. Item 1: CIAO to *end* support for Mac OS 10.5.x (Leopard)
Announcement Number 77, 21 October, 2011
  1. Upcoming July 2012 Chandra Science Workshop: X-RAY BINARIES - CELEBRATING 50 YEARS SINCE THE DISCOVERY OF SCO X-1
  2. CIAO: Future Platform Support
Announcement Number 76, 3 October, 2011
  1. Einstein Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for 2012
  2. Use of Optional CCDs for Observations with Pitch Angles > 130 degrees
Announcement Number 75, 22 August, 2011
  1. Change to Chandra Aimpoint
Announcement Number 74, 15 July, 2011
  1. Chandra Cycle 13 Research Program
Announcement Number 73, 08 July, 2011
  1. Possible Early Observation of Cycle 13 Targets
  2. AtomDB Announcements
Announcement Number 72, 17 June, 2011
  1. Update to Cost Review Process in Cycle 13
Announcement Number 71, 20 May, 2011
  1. Job Posting for Chandra Data Archive
  2. Final Registration WEDNESDAY JUNE 1 for July Chandra Science Workshop STRUCTURE IN CLUSTERS AND GROUPS OF GALAXIES IN THE CHANDRA ERA
Announcement Number 70, 21 April, 2011
Announcement Number 69, 25 March, 2011
Announcement Number 68, 14 March, 2011
Announcement Number 67, 24 February, 2011
Announcement Number 66, 07 January, 2011
Announcement Number 65, 15 December, 2010
Announcement Number 64, 10 November, 2010
Announcement Number 63, 14 October, 2010
Announcement Number 62, 02 September, 2010
Announcement Number 61, 20 August, 2010
Announcement Number 60, 14 July, 2010
1. Chandra Cycle 12 Research Program
2. DDT Funding: Archival Proposals

Announcement Number 59, July, 2010
1. Chandra Deep Field South Observations

Announcement Number 58, May 25, 2010
1. Accretion Processes in X-rays: Abstract Submission and Registration Deadline Friday

Starting in May, 2010, we stopped using the term "Bulletin" - all mailings are now sent out as "Announcements".

Bulletin Number 94, Feb 2010
Bulletin Number 93, Feb 2010
Bulletin Number 92, Feb 2010
Bulletin Number 91, Jan 2010
Bulletin Number 90, Dec 2009
Bulletin Number 89, Nov 2009
Bulletin Number 88, Oct 2009
Bulletin Number 87, Aug 2009
Bulletin Number 86, Aug 2009
Announcement Number 57, 28 Aug 2009
Chandra's First Decade of Discovery: Deadlines Extended

Announcement Number 56, 8 July 2009
Chandra's First Decade of Discovery

Bulletin Number 85, July 2009
Bulletin Number 84, June 2009
Announcement Number 55, 29 June 2009
Chandra's First Decade of Discovery

Announcement Number 54, 26 June 2009
Bologna X-ray Astronomy 2009 Conference

Bulletin Number 83, June 2009
Bulletin Number 82, April 13 2009

Bulletin Number 81, March 4 2009

Bulletin Number 80, February 23 2009

Bulletin Number 79, January 22 2009

Announcement Number 53, 16 January 2009
15 January 2009 Update to Cycle 11 Proposer Information
CIAO

Announcement Number 52, 18 December 2008
INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY MEETING: X-RAY ASTRONOMY 2009 (Bologna)
High Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy Workshop and School

Bulletin Number 78, December 16 2008

Bulletin Number 77, November 2008

Bulletin Number 76, October 2008

Announcement Number 51, October 2008
Chandra Source Catalog
Cycle 10 Supplementary Education and Public Outreach Proposals (E/PO)
Chandra Fellows Symposium Webcast

Announcement Number 50, August 2008
Chandra Website Downtime

Bulletin Number 75, July 2008

Bulletin Number 74, July 2008

Bulletin Number 73, June 2008

Bulletin Number 72, April 2008

Announcement Number 49, March 2008
Chandra Cycle 10 Proposals Seeking Joint HST Time

Bulletin Number 71, March 2008

Bulletin Number 70, February 2008

Bulletin Number 69, February 2008

Announcement Number 48, February 2008
COSPAR SESSION E14: The Interplay between the Interstellar and Intergalactic Media

Announcement Number 47, January 2008
HEAD Meeting Abstract Deadline January 25th
Astrophysical Shocks : Space Observations vs. Modeling

Announcement Number 46, January 2008
HEAD Meeting Abstract Deadline Extended to January 25th

Bulletin Number 68, December 2007
Announcement Number 45, November 2007
Constellation-X Facility Science Team

Bulletin Number 67, November 2007
Announcement Number 44, October 2007
DO NOT USE PIMMS/XMM-Newton on the CXC website

Bulletin Number 66, September 2007
Bulletin Number 65, August 2007 Announcement Number 43, August 2007
Meeting Announcement: Eight Years of Science with Chandra

Announcement Number 42, August 2007
Meeting Announcement: Eight Years of Science with Chandra


Bulletin Number 64, August 2007
Bulletin Number 63, July 2007
Bulletin Number 62, June 2007 Announcement Number 41, May 2007
X-ray Grating Spectroscopy Workshop

Announcement Number 40, May 2007
X-ray Grating Spectroscopy Workshop: ABSTRACT DEADLINE

Bulletin Number 61, May 2007
Announcement Number 39, Mar 2007
Attention Proposers

Bulletin Number 59, March 2007 Bulletin Number 60, March 2007

Announcement Number 38, Feb 2007
Updated Default Aimpoint and Offsets for ACIS

Announcement Number 37, Jan 2007
Chandra Extremely Large Projects (ELP)

Bulletin Number 58, January 2007 Bulletin Number 57, December 2006
Bulletin Number 56, November 2006 Announcement Number 36, Oct 2006
Science Enhancement Package (SEP) for the Constellation-X Mission


Bulletin Number 55, October 2006
Bulletin Number 54, October 2006 Announcement Number 35, Sep 2006
"Extragalactic Surveys" Workshop

Bulletin Number 53, September 2006
Bulletin Number 51, July 2006
Bulletin Number 50, July 2006 Announcement Number 34, Apr 2006
Making the Most of the Great Observatories: Third Announcement

Announcement Number 33, Mar 2006
Proposal Help Using Email

Bulletin Number 49, March 2006
Bulletin Number 48, February 2006
Bulletin Number 47, February 2006
Announcement Number 32, Feb 2006
Making the Most of the Great Observatories

Announcement Number 31, Jan 2006
Constellation X-ray Mission Town Hall Meeting at the AAS
Challenges in High Resolution Space Astronomy: Astrophysics, Technology and Data Workshop

Bulletin Number 45, November 2005 Bulletin Number 44, October 2005 Bulletin Number 43, October 2005 Bulletin Number 42, September 2005 Announcement Number 30, Dec 2005
The Suzaku Conference: "The Extreme Universe in the Suzaku Era"

Announcement Number 29, Dec 2005
Chandra Cycle 8 Call for Proposals

Announcement Number 28, Dec 2005
Joint Chandra/Hubble/Spitzer Programs

Bulletin Number 45, November 2005 Bulletin Number 44, October 2005 Bulletin Number 43, October 2005 Bulletin Number 42, September 2005 Announcement Number 27, Sep 2005
Supernova and Gamma-Ray Burst Remnants Conference

Bulletin Number 41, September 2005 Announcement Number 26, Aug 2005
Chandra Website Temporary Shutdown

Bulletin Number 40, July 2005 Bulletin Number 39, June 2005 Bulletin Number 38, May 2005 Bulletin Number 37, April 2005 Bulletin Number 36, April 2005 Announcement Number 25, Apr 2005
4th International X-ray Astronomy School
IAU Symposium No.230: Populations of High-Energy Sources in Galaxies

Announcement Number 24, Feb 2005
Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology - Einstein's Legacy

Bulletin Number 35, February 2005 Bulletin Number 34, December 2004 Bulletin Number 33, December 2004 Bulletin Number 32, October 2004 Bulletin Number 31, September 2004 Bulletin Number 30, August 2004 Bulletin Number 29, July 2004 Bulletin Number 28, July 2004 Announcement Number 23, Jul 2004
IAU Symposium No.230: 1st Announcement

Announcement Number 22, Jul 2004


Announcement Number 21, Jul 2004
Announcement Number 20, Jul 2004
Announcement Number 19, Jul 2004
Announcement Number 18, Apr 2004
Bulletin Number 27, March 2004 Announcement Number 17, Feb 2004
Announcement Number 16, Feb 2004
Announcement Number 15, Jan 2004
Announcement Number 14, Jan 2004
Bulletin Number 26, Sept 2003 Bulletin Number 25, Sept 2003 Bulletin Number 24, Sept 2003 Bulletin Number 23, August 2003 Bulletin Number 22, March 2003 Announcement Number 13, Dec 2003
Bulletin Number 21, December 2002 Bulletin Number 20, December 2002 Bulletin Number 19, Nov 2002 Bulletin Number 18, Sept 2002 Bulletin Number 17, Sept 2002 Announcement Number 12, Aug 2003
Announcement Number 11, Aug 2003
Bulletin Number 16, August 2002 Bulletin Number 15, August 2002 Bulletin Number 14, July 2002 Announcement Number 10, July 2003
Announcement Number 9, July 2003
Announcement Number 8, May 2003
Announcement Number 7, 29 Apr 2003 Bulletin Number 13, March 2002
Announcement Number 6, 25 Feb 2003 Bulletin Number 12, Feb 2002 Bulletin Number 11, Feb 2002 Bulletin Number 10, Jan 2002 Bulletin Number 9, Dec 2001 Bulletin Number 8, Nov 2001 Number 5, 30 Oct 2002 Bulletin Number 7, Oct 2001 Bulletin Number 6, August 2001 Announcement Number 4, 4 July 2001 Bulletin Number 5, June 2001 Announcement Number 3, 3 May 2001 Announcement Number 2, 9 March 2001 Bulletin Number 4, March 2001 Bulletin Number 3, February 2001 Announcement Number 1, 13 December 2000 Bulletin Number 2, December 2000 Bulletin Number 1, September 2000

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