Contents  on 12 January '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 12 January '09

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

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated 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 12 January '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there has been one MPEC posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 12 Jan. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-A60 - "07:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 12 January '09

Ten observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 QT3, 194386
A94Cormons Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 137805
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 4 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 YR2, 2008 XE2, 2000 AE6, 162080
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 YK2
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 136849
B23Fiamene Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2005 WS55
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 4 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 YK2, 2008 EV5, 2005 BC, 4179
H06\B. Conklin via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 22099
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 YG26, 2008 YF, 2008 WN2
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-A60 -- 2008 SQ1, 2008 EV5
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 12 January '09

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 12 January '09

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

1435Grabbed MPEC 2009-A60 - Daily Orbit Update - see above