Contents  on 20 July '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 20 July '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (checked at 2357 UTC). It was last noted active on July 15th.

New MPECs  on 20 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 20 July '08 >>  MPEC 2008-O12 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 20 July '08

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 10 in MPEC 2008-O12 -- 2008 NX, 2008 NU, 2008 MR1, 2008 MQ1, 2008 LW8, 2007 LB15, 2006 WZ2, 2005 RD34, 2002 MQ3, 4257
442Gualba Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2008-O12 -- 35107, 174050
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-O12 -- 90403
J66Kinver Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-O12 -- 35107
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2008-O12 -- 2005 RC34, 35107, 173689, 11398, 1917
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 20 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 20 July '08

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

1501Grabbed MPEC 2008-O12 - Daily Orbit Update - see above