Contents  on 22 May '08


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 22 May '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 new

When last checked at 2354 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new listing.

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 May '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 May '08 >>  MPEC 2008-K26 - "06:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 22 May '08

Four observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 13 in MPEC 2008-K26 -- 2008 JS26, 2008 JS19, 2008 HZ1, 2008 HS3, 2008 HH, 2008 HE, 2008 HD3, 2008 HC2, 2008 HB38, 2008 GC110, 2008 FT6, 2008 EB32, 2008 CL72
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-K26 -- 2007 YX1
H51Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2008-K26 -- 2005 SE71
F85Tiki Obs. in Tahiti, 1 in MPEC 2008-K26 -- 2004 SD20
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 22 May '08

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2354 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today. Visit the CRT to view activity in the last four weeks and our ephemerides page for a complete list of risk-rated objects under current observation or having recent news.

Chronology  on 22 May '08

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

1404Grabbed MPEC 2008-K26 - Daily Orbit Update - see above