Contents  on 6 May '08

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NEOCP Activity  on 6 May '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 4 listings: 1 new, 3 updated

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and three updated listings. Of these, three were "one nighters." The Tracking News counted a total of eight objects listed on the NEOCP at some point on this day.

New MPECs  on 6 May '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

There were four MPECs issued this day from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2008-J37 - "23:28 UT" - 2008 JA8


MPEC 2008-J36 - "21:58 UT" - 2008 JZ7


MPEC 2008-J35 - "13:46 UT" - 2008 JL3


<< DOU on 6 May '08 >>  MPEC 2008-J34 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 6 May '08

A total of 25 observing facilities appeared in this day's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 10 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 JP, 2008 JO, 2008 HY37, 2008 HE3, 2008 HB38, 2008 GU3, 2008 GE, 2008 FC, 2007 TU24, 2002 NY31
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2007 VR183
B66Casasco Obs., 3 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 ED69, 2008 EC69, 2005 NB7
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 6 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 GB110, 2008 FN, 152942, 139289, 138205, 3288
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 1 in MPEC 2008-J35 -- 2008 JL3
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 5 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 JJ, 2008 HO3, 2008 GX, 2008 GH110, 2008 EZ97
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 6 in MPECs 2008-J34 & 2008-J36 -- 2008 JZ7, 2008 HW1, 2008 HS3, 2007 MK13, 2005 NB7, 2001 HY7
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-J36 -- 2008 JZ7
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 HS3
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 HS3, 2008 HR3
A35Hormersdorf Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 DE
G92Jarnac Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-J36 -- 2008 JZ7
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 10 in MPECs 2008-J34 & 2008-J35 -- 2008 JL3, 2008 FN6, 2006 HR29, 96631, 152942, 143678, 4503, 3554, 3288, 1864
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 7 in MPECs 2008-J34, 2008-J35 & 2008-J36 -- 2008 JZ7, 2008 JL3, 2008 HT4, 2008 HR3, 2008 HB38, 2005 RC34, 2004 BY21
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 4 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2007 VK3, 96631, 154229, 5626
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 JN, 2008 FN
557Ondrejov Obs. in the Czech Republic, 1 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2005 NB7
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 7 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 HW1, 2008 ED69, 2008 DE, 2005 NB7, 53319, 35107, 137170
854Sabino Canyon Obs. in Arizona, 2 in MPECs 2008-J35 & 2008-J36 -- 2008 JZ7, 2008 JL3
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 4 in MPECs 2008-J34 & 2008-J37 -- 2008 JA8, 2001 QC34, 53110, 173689
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 GA110, 2007 MR
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 3 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 JQ, 2008 GY3, 2007 HR
H67Stonegate Obs. in Michigan, 1 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2005 NB7
F85Tiki Obs. in Tahiti, 1 in MPEC 2008-J37 -- 2008 JA8
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2008-J34 -- 2008 JU2, 2008 JQ, 2008 JG, 2008 GH110
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 6 May '08

There was no risk monitoring news to report on this day, except that observations of six risk-listed objects were reported (see this day's DOU MPEC above).

Chronology  on 6 May '08

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

2354Grabbed MPEC 2008-J37 - 2008 JA8 - see above
2300Grabbed MPEC 2008-J36 - 2008 JZ7 - see above
1512Grabbed MPEC 2008-J35 - 2008 JL3 - see above
1345Grabbed MPEC 2008-J34 - Daily Orbit Update - see above