Contents  on 25 August '07

Resources:

The latest news: framed access (best), RSS news feed (flags updates), or redirection - Note: A/CC has a main Web site and a backup site.

Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days this year through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

Minor-Object News  on 25 August '07

Minor-Object Science  on 25 August '07

No science papers are known or prepared yet today.

NEOCP Activity  on 25 August '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 5 listings: 3 new, 2 updated

When last checked at 2356 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new and two updated listings. Of these, four were "one nighters."

To learn how observers use the NEOCP, see the Practical guide on how to observe NEOCP object by Birtwhistle et al. at Suno Observatory.

New MPECs  on 25 August '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2356 UTC, there have been two MPECs issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


<< DOU on 25 Aug. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-Q22 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2007-Q21 - "04:03 UT" - 2005 NZ6

Observers  on 25 August '07

Eighteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. in Illinois, 16 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 NQ, 2007 MM13, 2007 LL, 2007 KN4, 2007 KD2, 2007 JG16, 2007 JE40, 2007 HX82, 2007 HD70, 2007 GZ5, 2002 VP69, 2001 RT17, 2001 RA12, 1999 VM11, 1998 SV4, 26663
B09Capannoli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PU11, 2007 PF28
A94Cormons Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PU11, 2007 PP9
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PF28, 2007 LR32, 145656
699LONEOS in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 1999 DB7
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2007-Q21 -- 2005 NZ6
J46Montana Blanca Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 145656
900Moriyama Obs., 1 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 5143
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 3 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 QK2, 2007 QE3, 2007 PR10
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 17 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 QK2, 2007 QA2, 2007 PU11, 2007 PP9, 2007 PF28, 2007 PE8, 2007 NC5, 2007 LR32, 2007 LA15, 2007 DT103, 2007 DK8, 2007 CK26, 2003 SW222, 2002 NN4, 87309, 86324, 16636
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PF28, 2007 LR32
D21Shenton Park Obs., 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PP6, 2007 PH25
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 OV
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 1998 SH36, 8034
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PB8
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 PU11, 2007 PF28, 2007 PE8
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2007 QK2, 2007 QA2
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2007-Q22 -- 2003 OR14, 2002 NN4

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 25 August '07

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2356 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. See the CRT for activity in the last month.

Chronology  on 25 August '07

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

1908Added A/CC news report, "Bits & Pieces"
1532Added link to news story, "Spitzer Celebrates Fourth Anniversary with Celestial Fireworks" - see above
Added link to news story, "Cornell researchers mark Spitzer telescope's 4th year" - see above
1421Grabbed MPEC 2007-Q22 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0601Added link to news story, "Will Pluto prevail?" - see above
0539Grabbed MPEC 2007-Q21 - 2005 NZ6 - see above