Contents  on 19 October '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 19 October '08

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

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's NEO discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing. Both of these were "one nighters."

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 19 October '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 19 Oct. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-U05 - "06:11 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 19 October '08

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 24 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TY9, 2008 TV25, 2008 TR2, 2008 TF4, 2008 TD4, 2008 TC4, 2008 SV7, 2008 SR, 2008 SQ7, 2008 SP7, 2008 SE, 2008 SC85, 2008 RT, 2008 RQ24, 2008 RE80, 2008 QZ, 2008 QY, 2008 QC, 2008 NU, 2008 NB, 2008 MZ, 2001 UY4, 2001 KO20, 37336
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 1865
B09Capannoli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 SQ
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TX3, 2008 TN26, 2008 SD
B34Green Island Obs. in Cyprus, 4 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TT26, 2008 SQ1, 2005 TZ51, 2003 GW
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TD4
715Jornada Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TF9
B73Mauren Valley Obs., 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 8567
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 JZ7, 137032
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 162679
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 TX3
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 2008 MR1
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2008-U05 -- 39572, 16960, 163000, 137032, 4179
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 October '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 19 October '08

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

1504Grabbed MPEC 2008-U05 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
The NEOCP has become active