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Minor-Object News  on 3 August '07

Minor-Object Science  on 3 August '07

NEOCP Activity  on 3 August '07

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

When last checked at 2355 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new listing.

To learn how observers use the NEOCP, see Suno Observatory's Practical guide on how to observe NEOCP object.

New MPECs  on 3 August '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2355 UTC, there have been eight MPECs issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2007-P11 - "19:58 UT" - 2007 LE


MPEC 2007-P10 - "19:36 UT" - Comet P/2007 N1 (McNaught)


MPEC 2007-P09 - "18:59 UT" - 2001 DH47


MPEC 2007-P08 - "16:07 UT" - 2007 JG43


MPEC 2007-P07 - "15:24 UT" - Observations of Comets


MPEC 2007-P06 - "15:10 UT" - Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin)


MPEC 2007-P05 - "15:04 UT" - Comet C/2007 M3 (LINEAR)


<< DOU on 3 Aug. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-P04 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 August '07

A total of 52 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 8 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1, C/2007 G1, C/2007 E2, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, 189, 125, 17
A50Andrushivka Obs. in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2007-P09 -- 2001 DH47
H55Astronomical Research Obs. in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 LB15, 2007 LV8, 2007 LF, 2007 LD, 2007 CH15
235CAST Obs., 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2006 VZ13, 8
J79Calarreona Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 G1, C/2005 L3, 189
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1, C/2005 L3, 93, 50
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- 8
A10Corbera Obs., 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2006 VZ13, C/2005 L3
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 3 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1, C/2006 OF2, 189
113Drebach Obs. in Germany, 5 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 LR32, 145656, 87309, 85275, 24443
372Geisei Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1, 17
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 2 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 NC5, 2007 LR32
A34Grosshabersdorf Obs., 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 85275
458Guadarrama Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2006 VZ13
442Gualba Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2005 L3
A18Herne Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2005 L3, 189
B19Iluro Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2006 OF2
B15Inastars Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPECs 2007-P05 & 2007-P07 -- C/2006 VZ13, C/2007 M3
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- 93, 50
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-P05 -- C/2007 M3
B33Libbiano Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 DT103
232Masquefa Obs. in Spain, 9 in MPECs 2007-P06 & 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1, C/2007 G1, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 189, 17, 2, C/2007 N3
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 3 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 JA21, C/2002 VQ94, 189
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 11 in MPECs 2007-P06, 2007-P07 & 2007-P10 -- P/2007 N1, P/2007 H1, C/2007 G1, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 S4, 189, 93, 8, 2, C/2007 N3
945Monte Deva Obs., 4 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 G1, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 K6
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2007-P04 & 2007-P11 -- 2007 LE, 2007 LE, 2007 DD49
675Mt. Palomar in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2007-P08 -- 2007 JG43
644NEAT's Mt. Palomar telescope in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2007-P11 -- 2007 LE
608NEAT's USAF Haleakala telescope in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2007-P04 & 2007-P11 -- 2007 LE, 2007 FA
D81Nagano Obs., 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2006 VZ13
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPECs 2007-P05 & 2007-P07 -- C/2007 G1, C/2005 S4, C/2005 L3, 189, C/2007 M3
423North Ryde Obs. in New South Wales, 3 in MPECs 2007-P07 & 2007-P10 -- P/2007 N1, C/2007 K6, 2
A32Panker Obs. in Germany, 5 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1, C/2007 E2, C/2005 L3, 189, 96
J52Pinsoro Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPECs 2007-P05 & 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1, C/2007 G1, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, C/2007 M3
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- 2
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- 108
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPECs 2007-P05 & 2007-P07 -- C/2005 L3, C/2007 M3
939Rodeno Obs., 3 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 G1, C/2006 VZ13, C/2005 L3
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 13 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1, C/2007 JA21, C/2007 G1, C/2007 E2, C/2006 VZ13, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, C/2002 VQ94, 189, 125, 96, 93, 50
H85Silver Spring Obs. in Maryland, 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 53426
645Sloan Digital Sky Survey in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2007-P04 & 2007-P09 -- 2001 DH47, 2006 SP134
071Smolyan Obs. in Bulgaria, 1 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- 108
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2007-P08 -- 2007 JG43
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 DT103
B30Szamotuly-Galowo Obs. in Poland, 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2005 L3, 189
673Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 2 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- C/2007 O1, 189
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 2007 MM13
A16Tentlingen Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2007-P04 -- 87309
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 4 in MPECs 2007-P05 & 2007-P07 -- C/2007 G1, C/2005 L3, 189, C/2007 M3
B42Vitebsk Obs., 4 in MPEC 2007-P07 -- P/2007 H1, C/2007 G1, C/2005 L3, 189

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 August '07

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2355 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. See the CRT for activity in the last month.

Chronology  on 3 August '07

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

2109Added link to news story, "The sun rises on the University of Arizona"
Added link to news story, "NASA plans 'Armageddon' spacecraft to blast asteroid"
Added link to news story, "See Several Shooting Star Shows"
Added link to news story, "Brian May, Queen legend, hands in star thesis"
2014Grabbed MPEC 2007-P09 - 2001 DH47 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2007-P10 - Comet P/2007 N1 (McNaught) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2007-P11 - 2007 LE - see above
1802Grabbed MPEC 2007-P08 - 2007 JG43 - see above
1547Grabbed MPEC 2007-P05 - Comet C/2007 M3 (LINEAR) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2007-P06 - Comet C/2007 N3 (Lulin) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2007-P07 - Observations of Comets - see above
1542Added link to news story, "Queen star hands in science PhD"
Added link to news story, "Book Review: 'Lives of the Planets'"
Added link to news story, "Ex-Astronaut's Lonely Mission: Save Earth From Asteroid Strike"
Added link to news story, "Meteorite found in Punjab"
1353Added MOS paper, " A Comprehensive View of Circumstellar Disks in Chamaeleon I: Infrared Excess, Accretion Signatures and Binarity" - see above
Added MOS paper, "Eccentricity evolution of giant planet orbits due to circumstellar disk torques" - see above
Added link to news story, "Man finds 1,800-pound meteorite"
1345Grabbed MPEC 2007-P04 - Daily Orbit Update - see above