Contents  on 23 November '07


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NEOCP Activity  on 23 November '07

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 9 listings: 7 new, 2 updated

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had seven new and two updated listings. All of these 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 23 November '07

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2007-W63 - "20:54 UT" - Comet C/2007 W1 (Boattini)

MPEC 2007-W62 - "20:19 UT" - 2007 VZ30

<< DOU on 23 Nov. '07 >>  MPEC 2007-W61 - "07:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 23 November '07

Ten observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 170903, 170891
809La Silla in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2007-W63 -- C/2007 W1
J46Montana Blanca Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 4954
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 2 in MPECs 2007-W61 & 2007-W63 -- C/2007 W1, 2007 TC23
644NEAT's Mt. Palomar telescope in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2007-W62 -- 2007 VZ30
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 2007 US6, 2007 LR32, 99907, 86324, 143678, 137084, 3553, 2212
261&program code "&" using the Palomar Digitized Sky Survey in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 2007 SJ
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2007-W63 -- C/2007 W1
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 3 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 2007 WW4, 2007 TD71, 2005 BE2
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2007-W61 -- 169675

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 23 November '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 23 November '07

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

2159Grabbed MPEC 2007-W62 - 2007 VZ30 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2007-W63 - Comet C/2007 W1 (Boattini) - see above
1419Grabbed MPEC 2007-W61 - Daily Orbit Update - see above