Contents  on 6 August '07

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Minor-Object News  on 6 August '07

Minor-Object Science  on 6 August '07

NEOCP Activity  on 6 August '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There was one listing noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 6 August '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2007-P17 - "21:02 UT" - Comet 46P/Wirtanen


MPEC 2007-P16 - "13:29 UT" - 2007 PQ


<< DOU on 6 Aug. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-P15 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2007-P14 - "00:09 UT" - 2007 OR9

Observers  on 6 August '07

A total of 20 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 2 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 LR32, 87309
621Bergisch Gladbach Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2007-P14 -- 2007 OR9
639Dresden Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 85275
157Frasso Sabino Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 LR32
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2007-P14 -- 2007 OR9
A34Grosshabersdorf Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 86324
246KLENOT in the Czech Republic, 1 in MPEC 2007-P14 -- 2007 OR9
415Kambah Obs. in Australia, 1 in MPEC 2007-P17 -- 46
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 2 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 LR32, 2007 DT103
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2000 QT7
H01Magdalena Ridge Obs. in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 GS3, 87309
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2007-P16 -- 2007 PQ
423North Ryde Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2007-P16 -- 2007 PQ
557Ondrejov Obs. in the Czech Republic, 1 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 85275
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 LR32, 2007 CK26, 87309
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2007-P17 -- 46
D21Shenton Park Obs., 6 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 ML6, 2007 LF, 2007 FE1, 2005 GO22, 2003 CG11, 2000 QT7
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2007-P16 -- 2007 PQ
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2007-P15 -- 2007 NC5, 2007 DK8, 2007 CK26, 2005 GO22
F85Tiki Obs. in Tahiti, 1 in MPEC 2007-P16 -- 2007 PQ

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 6 August '07

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2358 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. See the CRT for activity in the last month.

Chronology  on 6 August '07

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

2134Grabbed MPEC 2007-P17 - Comet 46P/Wirtanen - see above
1840Added link to news story, "Meteorite Roads Show"
1559Added link to news story, "Expounding space"
Added link to news story, "Indian government considers astronaut proposals"
Added link to news story, "Collection falls into hands of meteorite gallery"
1429Grabbed MPEC 2007-P15 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
1428Grabbed MPEC 2007-P16 - 2007 PQ - see above
The NEOCP has become empty
0306Added MOS paper, "Robust Models for Phase Shifts in Accreting Binary Stars" - see above
Added MOS paper, "The Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems: Placing Our Solar System in Context with Spitzer" - see above
0021Grabbed MPEC 2007-P14 - 2007 OR9 - see above