Contents  on 16 September '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 16 September '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 new

When last checked at 2357 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new 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 16 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 16 Sept. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-S01 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 16 September '08

Six observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
127Bornheim Obs. in Germany, 7 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 2005 TU45, 2005 RC34, 90403, 35107, 164400, 8567, 7889
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 162900
A70Lumijoki Obs. in Finland, 2 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 2008 NU, 2008 MR1
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 3 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 2008 RW24, 2008 RT, 2008 HB38
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 8567
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2008-S01 -- 2008 RG1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 16 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 16 September '08

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

1500Grabbed MPEC 2008-S01 - Daily Orbit Update - see above