Contents  on 10 March '09


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Radar Astrometry  on 10 March '09

Radar observation of one object

The JPL Solar System Dynamics Group Radar Astrometry database has added or updated the following small-body radar observing work:

Data update noted at 2008 UTC when the database was dated 10 March

NEOCP Activity  on 10 March '09

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 March 8th.

New MPECs  on 10 March '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 10 Mar. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-E51 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 10 March '09

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 2 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 161989, 14402
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 16834
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 2009 DR3, 89355, 22753
253Goldstone DSS-14 70m antenna in southern California, 1 in radar -- 66391
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 2009 DR3, 2006 BC10, 25916, 22771, 162080, 4596, 3122
A53Peschiera del Garda Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 2009 DR3, 2009 DQ4, 162900
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 4257
D20Zadko Obs. in Western Australia, 1 in MPEC 2009-E51 -- 206910
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 10 March '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 10 March '09

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

2008Noted Radar Astrometry database update - see above
1502Grabbed MPEC 2009-E51 - Daily Orbit Update - see above