Contents  on 19 September '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 19 September '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There was one listing noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 19 September '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2357 UTC, there have been three MPECs issued today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 19 Sept. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-S12 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2008-S11 - "04:03 UT" - 2006 VB14

MPEC 2008-S10 - "01:29 UT" - Comet C/2008 S1 (McNaught)

Observers  on 19 September '08

Eleven observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 20 in MPECs 2008-S10 & 2008-S12 -- C/2008 S1, 2008 RX24, 2008 RR24, 2008 RQ24, 2008 RH1, 2008 RE80, 2008 RE1, 2008 QU3, 2008 QC, 2008 NU, 2008 MH1, 2008 JZ7, 2008 GV3, 2006 SZ217, 2005 OU1, 2003 RM, 2002 WP11, 1994 AW1, 190758, 190491
I77CEAMIG-REA in Brazil, 1 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 2008 QS11
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 8 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 2008 RW24, 2008 RE80, 2008 RE1, 2008 QC, 2008 OB9, 2001 WA25, 2001 UZ16, 138947
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 2003 GW
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2008-S11 -- 2006 VB14
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 2005 BY2
D90RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 1 in MPEC 2008-S10 -- C/2008 S1
J41Raheny Obs. in Ireland, 3 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 189700, 163000, 8567
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2008-S10 & 2008-S12 -- C/2008 S1, 1996 TE9
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2008-S12 -- 2008 RH1
673Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2008-S10 -- C/2008 S1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 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 19 September '08

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

1443Grabbed MPEC 2008-S12 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0638Grabbed MPEC 2008-S11 - 2006 VB14 - see above
0300Grabbed MPEC 2008-S10 - Comet C/2008 S1 (McNaught) - see above
The NEOCP has become empty