Contents  on 22 March '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 22 March '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 2 updated

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two updated listings. Both 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 22 March '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 22 Mar. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-F22 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 22 March '08

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
809|program code "|" via La Silla in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2008-F22 -- 2006 GZ
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 5 in MPEC 2008-F22 -- 2008 AE, 2007 VQ4, 2005 BE2, 89830, 11398
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-F22 -- 2008 CL1
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-F22 -- 178601
6739Heath Rhoades via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2008-F22 -- 2005 NB7

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 22 March '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 22 March '08

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

1358Grabbed MPEC 2008-F22 - Daily Orbit Update - see above