Contents  on 15 November '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 15 November '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (checked at 2358 UTC). It was last noted active on November 12th.

New MPECs  on 15 November '08

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2008-V67 - "15:54 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2008-V66 - "15:54 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2008-V65 - "15:54 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2008-V64 - "15:54 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2008-V63 - "15:49 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2008-V62 - "15:45 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 15 Nov. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-V61 - "07:12 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 15 November '08

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
B37Ametlla del Valles Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPEC 2008-V61 -- 2005 WS55, 2005 TZ51, 36236, 162679, 137032
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2008-V61 -- 2008 TD4, 2008 SP7, 2008 SE, 2008 RP108, 2008 MH1
B20Carmelita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-V61 -- 1620
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2008-V61 -- 2008 SQ1, 2001 LM5
B49Paus Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2008-V61 -- 4450
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 15 November '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 15 November '08

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

1638Grabbed MPEC 2008-V62 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-V63 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-V64 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-V65 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-V66 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2008-V67 - PHAs - see above
1505Grabbed MPEC 2008-V61 - Daily Orbit Update - see above