Contents  on 3 September '07


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Minor-Object News  on 3 September '07

Minor-Object Science  on 3 September '07

NEOCP Activity  on 3 September '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 6 listings: 2 new, 4 updated

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new and four 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 3 September '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2354 UTC, there has been one MPEC issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 3 Sept. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-R06 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 September '07

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 JG16, 2007 HE15, 2003 HQ32, 1996 FO3, 154330
413(ANU 1m - Sarneczky? via Australian Natl. Univ. 1m telescope in New South Wales, 4 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 OY, 2007 MC24, 2005 SG, 31669
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 PU11, 2007 PE8
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 LR32, 1999 JU3
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 QK2, 2007 QE3
130Lumezzane Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 QK2, 53426
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 DB83, 86039, 154453, 154007, 138883, 4544, 4257
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 7 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 QK2, 2007 QA2, 2007 PE8, 2007 LR32, 2002 NN4, 86324, 145656
B04Saint-Barthelemy Obs., 1 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2002 RP137
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 PE8, 2002 NN4
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2004 OT11
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 2 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 LV, 2004 KE1
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 3 in MPEC 2007-R06 -- 2007 PD8, 2007 OY, 2007 NS4

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 September '07

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2354 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. See the CRT for activity in the last month.

Chronology  on 3 September '07

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

2004Added link to news story, "Scientists find 400 meteorites in Oman" - see above
Added link to news story, "USU duo captures meteor data via jet" - see above
Added link to news story, "Chuffed by comet naming" - see above
Added link to news story, "September Is Time To Read About Hurricanes" - see above
Added link to news story, "USU Researchers on Airborne Mission to Capture Meteor Images" - see above
1522Added MOS paper, "Ambipolar Diffusion in Molecular Cloud Cores and the Gravomagneto Catastrophe" - see above
Added MOS paper, "Evidence for Accretion in the High-resolution X-ray Spectrum of the T Tauri Star System Hen 3-600" - see above
Added MOS paper, "Observation of False Spherical Micrometeorites" - see above
Added MOS paper, "VLBA determination of the distance to nearby star-forming regions II. Hubble 4 and HDE 283572 in Taurus" - see above
Added MOS paper, "Zooming into the large circumstellar disk in M 17" - see above
1342Grabbed MPEC 2007-R06 - Daily Orbit Update - see above