Contents  on 13 September '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 13 September '08

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

When last checked at 2358 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 13 September '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there has been one MPEC issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 13 Sept. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-R65 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 13 September '08

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
130Lumezzane Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2008-R65 -- 2005 TZ51, 2003 RM, 2002 SS41, 87684, 190135, 162911, 1916
J40Malaga Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-R65 -- 4257
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2008-R65 -- 164400, 8567
E09Oakley Southern Sky Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2008-R65 -- 2008 QS11
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2008-R65 -- 2008 MB5, 5332
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 13 September '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 13 September '08

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

1335Grabbed MPEC 2008-R65 - Daily Orbit Update - see above