Contents  on 12 March '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 12 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 2300 UTC). It was last noted active on March 8th.

New MPECs  on 12 March '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2300 UTC, there have been three MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2009-E61 - "14:12 UT" - Comets C/2008 X10, 2008 X11, 2008 X12, 2008 X13 (SOHO)


MPEC 2009-E60 - "14:02 UT" - Comets C/2008 W12, 2008 X7, 2008 X8, 2008 X9 (SOHO)


<< DOU on 12 Mar. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-E59 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 12 March '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
A50Andrushivka Obs. in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2329
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2008 QT3
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 4 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2009 DZ, 2009 DN1, 2009 DD1, 2009 CP5
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2009 DR3, 2006 BC10
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2009 DR3, 2006 BC10
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 16 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2009 BD77, 2009 BA71, 2006 BC10, 2005 NJ1, 2005 GW119, 2004 EU9, 85867, 22771, 207970, 198752, 14402, 111253, 8566, 4596, 4179, 3122
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 162080, 4596, 1863
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 10 in MPEC 2009-E59 -- 2008 WL60, 2007 BT2, 2004 EU9, 68350, 161989, 155336, 153953, 14402, 143651, 8566
2492LASCO Coronagraph 2 (SOHO C2) aboard the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. (SOHO) in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 8 in MPECs 2009-E60 & 2009-E61 -- C/2008 X9, C/2008 X8, C/2008 X7, C/2008 X13, C/2008 X12, C/2008 X11, C/2008 X10, C/2008 W12
2493LASCO Coronagraph 3 (SOHO C3) aboard the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. (SOHO) in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 2 in MPEC 2009-E61 -- C/2008 X12, C/2008 X11
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 12 March '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2300 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 March '09

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

1425Grabbed MPEC 2009-E59 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E60 - Comets C/2008 W12, 2008 X7, 2008 X8, 2008 X9 (SOHO) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E61 - Comets C/2008 X10, 2008 X11, 2008 X12, 2008 X13 (SOHO) - see above