Contents  on 2 September '07


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 2 September '07

Minor-Object Science  on 2 September '07

No science papers are known or prepared yet today.

NEOCP Activity  on 2 September '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 3 listings: 3 updated

When last checked at 2355 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three updated listings. Of these, two 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 2 September '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 2 Sept. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-R05 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 2 September '07

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. in Illinois, 11 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 QE3, 2007 QA2, 2007 PF6, 2007 OV, 2007 NQ, 2007 NC5, 2007 MM13, 2007 MB24, 2007 LV8, 2007 HW3, 2007 GZ5
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 PB8
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 OV
B19Iluro Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 PU11, 2007 PE8
J59Linceo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 PE8
B04Saint-Barthelemy Obs., 3 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 PB8, 2007 PA8, 2006 YD
D21Shenton Park Obs., 4 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 QA2, 2007 PQ9, 2007 PQ, 3753
A66Stazione Obs., 1 in MPEC 2007-R05 -- 2007 DS84

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 2 September '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 2 September '07

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

2018Added link to news story, "Coast Guard: Sky Lights Possible Meteor Shower" - see above
Added link to news story, "Reports: 'Fireball' Crashes into Water Off New Jersey" - see above
Added link to news story, "Fiery UFO blows up off N.J." - see above
1642The NEOCP has become active
1443Grabbed MPEC 2007-R05 - Daily Orbit Update - see above