Contents  on 17 February '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 17 February '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

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

New MPECs  on 17 February '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2009-D16 - "13:13 UT" - 2009 DD


<< DOU on 17 Feb. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-D15 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2009-D14 - "05:37 UT" - 2008 GD


MPEC 2009-D13 - "05:36 UT" - 2006 UL217


MPEC 2009-D12 - "05:33 UT" - 2006 MF10


MPEC 2009-D11 - "05:31 UT" - 2005 WR54


MPEC 2009-D10 - "05:27 UT" - 2004 SV26


MPEC 2009-D09 - "05:24 UT" - 2004 QG20


MPEC 2009-D08 - "05:19 UT" - 2004 PX27

Observers  on 17 February '09

Seventeen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2008 QT3
493Calar Alto Obs. in Spain, 8 in MPECs 2009-D08, 2009-D09, 2009-D10, 2009-D11, 2009-D12, 2009-D13, 2009-D14 & 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD, 2008 GD, 2006 UL217, 2006 MF10, 2005 WR54, 2004 SV26, 2004 QG20, 2004 PX27
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2009-D15 & 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD, 2009 CU1, 2006 BC10
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 1 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2009 CV
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 2 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 18109, 101873
143Gnosca Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD
J46Montana Blanca Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 4179
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 7 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2009 CZ, 2008 YR27, 2008 TE157, 2008 RM98, 2008 QT3, 2008 EV5, 2006 BC10
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2008 QT3, 36284, 35107, 162900
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2009 BD77
854Sabino Canyon Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPECs 2009-D15 & 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD, 2008 YE29
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPECs 2009-D15 & 2009-D16 -- 2009 DD, 2009 BD81
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 85867, 8566
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 3 in MPEC 2009-D15 -- 2009 CS5, 2009 CR5, 2009 CR4
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 17 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 17 February '09

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

2134Noted that the NEOCP has become empty
1606Grabbed MPEC 2009-D15 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D16 - 2009 DD - see above
0636Grabbed MPEC 2009-D08 - 2004 PX27 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D09 - 2004 QG20 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D10 - 2004 SV26 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D11 - 2005 WR54 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D12 - 2006 MF10 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D13 - 2006 UL217 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-D14 - 2008 GD - see above