Contents  on 24 February '08


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Radar Astrometry  on 24 February '08

Radar observation of one object

The JPL Solar System Dynamics Group Radar Astrometry database has added the following small-body radar observing work:

Data addition noted at 0600 UTC when the database was dated 23 Feb.

NEOCP Activity  on 24 February '08

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

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three updated listings. Of these, one was a "one nighter."

New MPECs  on 24 February '08

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 24 Feb. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-D28 - "07:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 24 February '08

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
251Arecibo in Puerto Rico, 2 in radar -- 2005 EK70, 2002 TD66
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CN1, 2006 DU62
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 2 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CR116, 2008 CC6
J34La Fecha Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CN1, 2005 GG, 2005 EK70, 170891
J40Malaga Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CN1, 2008 CL1
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CG119
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2008-D28 -- 2008 CR116, 2008 CC6

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 24 February '08

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

Chronology  on 24 February '08

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

1550Grabbed MPEC 2008-D28 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0600Noted Radar Astrometry database addition - see above