Contents  on 26 December '08


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NEOCP Activity  on 26 December '08

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There were two listings noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 26 December '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 26 Dec. '08 >>  MPEC 2008-Y54 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 26 December '08

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
B50Corner Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2008 EV5
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 6 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2008 YK2, 2008 XV2, 2008 XB1, 2008 XA2, 2008 UZ94, 2008 SV11
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2008 YG3, 2008 YF, 2008 XW2, 2004 LV3
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2005 CS6
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 9 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2008 WN2, 2008 UC95, 2008 SQ1, 2008 SH82, 2008 EV5, 2007 MK13, 2005 TZ51, 2005 BC, 2002 VY94
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2004 LV3, 154555
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2008-Y54 -- 2008 XE3, 2008 UZ94, 6569
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 December '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 26 December '08

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

1421Grabbed MPEC 2008-Y54 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become empty