Contents  on 11 March '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 11 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 11 March '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 11 Mar. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-E58 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2009-E57 - "03:08 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2009-E56 - "03:08 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-E55 - "03:08 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2009-E54 - "03:08 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2009-E53 - "03:05 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-E52 - "02:01 UT" - Observable Comets

Observers  on 11 March '09

Three observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E58 -- 2009 DR3
B40Skylive Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E58 -- 2007 BT2
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 3 in MPEC 2009-E58 -- 2009 DR3, 2009 DD1, 2009 CR2
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 11 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 11 March '09

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

1417Grabbed MPEC 2009-E58 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0404Grabbed MPEC 2009-E53 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
0403Grabbed MPEC 2009-E52 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E54 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E55 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E56 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E57 - PHAs - see above