Contents  on 25 January '08

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NEOCP Activity  on 25 January '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (last checked at 2354 UTC).

New MPECs  on 25 January '08

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 2008-B49 - "22:47 UT" - Comets C/2007 Y3, 2007 Y4, 2007 Y5, 2007 Y6, 2007 Y7 (SOHO)


MPEC 2008-B48 - "22:42 UT" - Comets C/2007 X14, 2007 X15 (SOHO)


<< DOU on 25 Jan. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-B47 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 25 January '08

Ten observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 27 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2008 BE, 2008 AP33, 2008 AN33, 2008 AM33, 2008 AK33, 2008 AJ33, 2008 AF32, 2007 XJ20, 2007 WV3, 2007 TG15, 2007 SV2, 2007 SV11, 2007 RT147, 2007 PU11, 2007 EH88, 2005 XD1, 2005 BG14, 2004 XM14, 2004 NC9, 2003 UD22, 2003 UC20, 2003 QZ30, 2002 BG, 2000 DM1, 1996 FG3, 1989 AZ, 65690
143Gnosca Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2007 SV2
683Goodricke-Pigott Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 3288
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2008 AJ33, 2008 AE4
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 10 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2007 YB2, 2005 TU45, 99935, 86324, 137427, 11398, 7977, 3752, 3691, 3288
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2000 CH59, 1993 TQ2
434San Benedetto Po Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 170891, 153591
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 99935, 68359, 170891, 4954, 1685
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2008-B47 -- 2007 TU24
2492LASCO Coronagraph 2 (SOHO C2) via the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. (SOHO) in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 6 in MPECs 2008-B48 & 2008-B49 -- C/2007 Y7, C/2007 Y6, C/2007 Y4, C/2007 Y3, C/2007 X15, C/2007 X14
2493LASCO Coronagraph 3 via the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 1 in MPEC 2008-B49 -- C/2007 Y5

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 25 January '08

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 and our ephemerides page for a list of objects under current observation.

Chronology  on 25 January '08

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

2355Grabbed MPEC 2008-B49 - Comets C/2007 Y3, 2007 Y4, 2007 Y5, 2007 Y6, 2007 Y7 (SOHO) - see above
2302Grabbed MPEC 2008-B48 - Comets C/2007 X14, 2007 X15 (SOHO) - see above
1649Grabbed MPEC 2008-B47 - Daily Orbit Update - see above