Contents  on 14 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 14 September '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 1 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2357 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing.

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 14 September '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 14 Sept. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-R66 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 14 September '08

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 2008 RX24
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 4 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 87684, 144901, 105140, 5143
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 16960
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 4 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 2008 RZ24, 2008 QZ, 2008 NB, 1998 SJ70
566NEAT's GEODSS Haleakala telescope in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 2008 RY24
B49Paus Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 189700
H67Stonegate Obs. in Michigan, 1 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 164400
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 2 in MPEC 2008-R66 -- 2008 RW24, 2008 RR24
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 September '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 14 September '08

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

1658Grabbed MPEC 2008-R66 - Daily Orbit Update - see above