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NEOCP Activity  on 14 March '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 2 new

When last checked at 2246 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new listings. Both of these were "one nighters."

New MPECs  on 14 March '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2246 UTC, there have been three MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2009-E66 - "21:21 UT" - Comet C/2009 B2 (LINEAR)


MPEC 2009-E65 - "14:36 UT" - Observations of Comets


<< DOU on 14 Mar. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-E64 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 14 March '09

A total of 45 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPECs 2009-E65 & 2009-E66 -- C/2009 B2, P/2008 Y2
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 17 in MPEC 2009-E64 -- 2009 EZ, 2009 EP2, 2009 ED1, 2009 DZ42, 2009 DR36, 2009 DR3, 2009 DQ4, 2009 DN1, 2009 DM45, 2009 DF1, 2009 CZ2, 2009 CU1, 2009 CS, 2009 BL2, 2009 BD77, 2008 YR2, 2002 EL6
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 11 in MPECs 2009-E64 & 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 152931, 210P, 144P, 116P, 77P, 74P, 65P, 29P
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPECs 2009-E64 & 2009-E65 -- 2009 EP2, 2009 DR3, C/2007 N3
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 Q3, C/2007 N3
215Buchloe Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- 147P
J79Calarreona Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 13 in MPECs 2009-E64 & 2009-E65 -- 2009 DR3, 2009 CZ2, C/2008 T2, 2008 EE, C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 2006 BC10, 22753, 144P, 116P, 67P, 65P, 59P
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-E64 -- 2008 XE2
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 3 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 10 in MPEC 2009-E64 -- 2009 EM1, 2009 DR3, 2009 DQ4, 2009 DM45, 2009 DH39, 2009 CZ2, 2009 BD77, 52768, 206910, 206359
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2006 Q1
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E64 -- 2009 DR3
157Frasso Sabino Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E64 -- 143651
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 Q3, C/2007 N3
442Gualba Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 29P
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2
750Hobbs Obs. in Wisconsin, 3 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- P/2008 Y2, C/2006 Q1
J38La Vara Obs. in Spain, 13 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 Q1, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 144P, 116P, 74P, 67P, 65P, 33P, 29P, 19P
J59Linceo Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, 116P
J55Los Altos de Arguineguin Obs. in the Canary Islands, 3 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2006 OF2, 144P, 29P
I36Los Campitos Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3
B82Maidbronn Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 33P
J40Malaga Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, 209P, 33P, 29P
232Masquefa Obs. in Spain, 6 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, 116P, 77P, 74P, 65P, 29P
A06Mataro Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- 144P, 116P, 74P, 65P, 19P
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3
945Monte Deva Obs. in Spain, 9 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 Q1, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 144P, 116P, 77P, 65P
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 12 in MPECs 2009-E65 & 2009-E66 -- C/2009 B2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 Q1, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 210P, 209P, 144P, 116P, 74P, 29P, 19P
J47Nazaret Obs. in Spain, 13 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2007 Q3, C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 144P, 116P, 77P, 67P, 65P, 59P, 33P, 29P, 19P
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- 209P
D92Osaki Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2006 OF2, 144P
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3
939Rodeno Obs. in Spain, 7 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 144P, 77P, 67P, 65P
145S-Gravenwezel Obs. in Belgium, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, 116P
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 74P
B74Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 Q3, C/2007 N3, 67P, 29P
D93Sendai Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2006 W3, C/2006 OF2
B40Skylive Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2005 L3
629Szeged Obs. in Hungary, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2006 W3
B18Terskol Obs. in Russia, 6 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2008 T2, C/2006 OF2, 144P, 116P, 67P, 29P
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2005 L3
J70Vega del Thader Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3, C/2006 OF2, 144P, 29P
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-E65 -- C/2007 N3
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 March '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2306 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 14 March '09

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

2247Grabbed MPEC 2009-E66 - Comet C/2009 B2 (LINEAR) - see above
2246Noted that the NEOCP has become active
1516Grabbed MPEC 2009-E64 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-E65 - Observations of Comets - see above