Contents  on 21 July '08


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Radar Astrometry  on 21 July '08

Radar observation of one object

The JPL Solar System Dynamics Group Radar Astrometry database has added the following small-body radar observing work:

Data addition noted at 1413 UTC when the database was dated 21 July

NEOCP Activity  on 21 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 21 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 21 July '08 >>  MPEC 2008-O13 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 21 July '08

Six observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
251Arecibo in Puerto Rico, 1 in radar -- 2005 RC34
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 3 in MPEC 2008-O13 -- 2008 NU, 2008 MR1, 2005 TG45
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2008-O13 -- 2005 RC34, 90403
I77CEAMIG-REA in Brazil, 1 in MPEC 2008-O13 -- 2005 RC34
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 4 in MPEC 2008-O13 -- 2005 RC34, 2001 TA45, 11398, 8567
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 6 in MPEC 2008-O13 -- 2005 TU45, 2005 RC34, 2002 WP11, 35107, 11398, 8567
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 21 July '08

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2358 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 21 July '08

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

1413Grabbed MPEC 2008-O13 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Noted Radar Astrometry database addition - see above