Contents  on 12 September '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 12 September '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 2 new

When last checked at 2258 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new listings. Of these, one was a "one nighter."

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 12 September '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2258 UTC, there has been one MPEC issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 12 Sept. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-R64 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 12 September '08

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 13 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 2008 RY24, 2008 RW24, 2008 RT, 2008 RQ24, 2008 RH1, 2008 RG1, 2008 RE1, 2008 QW11, 2008 QC, 2008 OB9, 2008 NU, 2008 MU1, 2008 JZ30
J65Celbridge Obs. in Ireland, 3 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 2006 WZ2, 2005 TZ51, 2005 RD34
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 2008 RR24
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 2006 WZ2, 164400, 1620
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 188452
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 164400, 8567
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 4 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 2008 RW, 2008 RS26, 2008 RE1, 2008 QS11
H67Stonegate Obs. in Michigan, 1 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 164400
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 2 in MPEC 2008-R64 -- 164400, 163000
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 12 September '08

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2258 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 12 September '08

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

1547Grabbed MPEC 2008-R64 - Daily Orbit Update - see above