Contents  on 11 February '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 11 February '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

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

New MPECs  on 11 February '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-C77 - "17:33 UT" - 2009 BL80

<< DOU on 11 Feb. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-C76 - "07:04 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 11 February '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
493Calar Alto Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 2008 EG
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 207398
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-C77 -- 2009 BL80
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 2009 CS1, 2009 BL58
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 206910
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-C77 -- 2009 BL80
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 2002 VY94
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-C77 -- 2009 BL80
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2009-C76 -- 2009 BK71
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 11 February '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 11 February '09

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

1802Grabbed MPEC 2009-C77 - 2009 BL80 - see above
1528Grabbed MPEC 2009-C76 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0338Noted that the NEOCP has become empty