Small NEA 2007 NL1 at 
discovery. Credit: LUSS.

Small near-Earth asteroid 2007 NL1 at discovery on July 11th, shown here in an A/CC composite from images posted with Quanzhi Ye's report about this discovery by the Lulin Sky Survey (LUSS), used with permission. These are 60-sec. exposures made with the Lulin Observatory 0.41m telescope in Taiwan. North is up, object motion 4.16"/min. PA 130.2 (toward the lower left), R magnitude ~20.1. See our report about this discovery below.

Contents  on 14 July '07


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Minor-Object News  on 14 July '07

Minor-Object Science  on 14 July '07

No science papers are known or prepared yet today.

NEOCP Activity  on 14 July '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing.

New MPECs  on 14 July '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there has been one MPEC issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 14 July '07 >>  MPEC 2007-N40 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 14 July '07

Twelve observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 LR32, 2007 DT103
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 4 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 MB24, 2003 HF2, 145656, 85275
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 LB15, 2007 LA15
D35Lulin Sky Survey in Taiwan, 1 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 NL1
130Lumezzane Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 MT20, 2007 LR32, 2007 LV8, 2006 XA, 2003 HF2, 1995 LG, 87309, 86878
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2003 HF2, 85275
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 5 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2006 YY2, 2006 KE89, 2000 LL, 159399, 145656
428Reedy Creek Obs. in Queensland, 1 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 18882
434San Benedetto Po Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 145656, 85275
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2003 HF2, 108519
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 LE
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-N40 -- 2007 LA15, 2007 LF

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 July '07

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2357 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today.

Chronology  on 14 July '07

Times are UTC for when the items were noted or added by Major News.

2003Added news report, "Amateur/professional NEA discovery"
1649Added link to news story, "Giant Telescope Begins Work In Spain"
Added link to news story, "Telescopes Not Left Alone During Alambre Fire"
1341Grabbed MPEC 2007-N40 - Daily Orbit Update - see above