Contents  on 6 July '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 6 July '08

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

When last checked at 2357 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three updated listings.

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 6 July '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2357 UTC, there has been one MPEC issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 6 July '08 >>  MPEC 2008-N15 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 6 July '08

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 15 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 2008 NX, 2008 NB, 2008 NA, 2008 MR1, 2008 MQ1, 2008 MP1, 2008 LQ16, 2008 LH2, 2008 JZ7, 2008 JT35, 2008 JR26, 2008 HS3, 2008 GA110, 1998 SC15, 1990 HA
A74Bergen-Enkheim Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 2007 YQ56
A30Crespadoro Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 137170, 11398, 7889, 1917
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 2007 LB15, 2006 GB, 66008
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 5332
A16Tentlingen Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 11398
F85Tiki Obs. in Tahiti, 4 in MPEC 2008-N15 -- 2008 NA, 2008 MV1, 2008 MU1, 2008 LW16
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 6 July '08

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2357 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 6 July '08

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

1545Grabbed MPEC 2008-N15 - Daily Orbit Update - see above