Contents  on 7 July '08

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NEOCP Activity  on 7 July '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There were three listings noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 7 July '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2008-N19 - "17:16 UT" - Comet C/2008 N1 (Holmes)


MPEC 2008-N18 - "15:30 UT" - Comet C/2008 FK75 (Lemmon-Siding Spring)


MPEC 2008-N17 - "10:56 UT" - 2008 NS1


<< DOU on 7 July '08 >>  MPEC 2008-N16 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 7 July '08

Nineteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2008-N18 -- C/2008 FK75
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 9 in MPECs 2008-N16, 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- 2008 NX, 2008 NA, C/2008 N1, 2008 MQ1, 2008 MP1, 2008 LQ16, 2008 KQ, 2008 HE66, C/2008 FK75
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2008-N16 -- 35107
I77CEAMIG-REA in Brazil, 2 in MPECs 2008-N17 & 2008-N18 -- 2008 NS1, C/2008 FK75
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-N18 -- C/2008 FK75
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 2 in MPECs 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75
734Farpoint Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPECs 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75
J77Golden Hill Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1
024Heidelberg-Konigstuhl Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-N16 -- 2008 JT35
J87La Canada Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 2 in MPECs 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75
557Ondrejov Obs. in the Czech Republic, 1 in MPEC 2008-N16 -- 35107
941Pla D'Arguines Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1
6581Dave Balam via Plaskett 1.8m Telescope in British Columbia, 1 in MPEC 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPECs 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2008-N17 & 2008-N18 -- 2008 NS1, C/2008 FK75
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2008-N18 -- C/2008 FK75
F85Tiki Obs. in Tahiti, 4 in MPECs 2008-N16, 2008-N17, 2008-N18 & 2008-N19 -- 2008 NS1, C/2008 N1, 2008 MG1, C/2008 FK75
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 7 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 7 July '08

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

1759Grabbed MPEC 2008-N19 - Comet C/2008 N1 (Holmes) - see above
The NEOCP has become empty
1623Grabbed MPEC 2008-N18 - Comet C/2008 FK75 (Lemmon-Siding Spring) - see above
1415Grabbed MPEC 2008-N16 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-N17 - 2008 NS1 - see above