Contents  on 8 April '09


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Radar Astrometry  on 8 April '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 0107 UTC when the database was dated 7 April

NEOCP Activity  on 8 April '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 yesterday.

New MPECs  on 8 April '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 8 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-G22 - "06:10 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 8 April '09

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
251Arecibo in Puerto Rico, 1 in radar -- 2008 SV11
493Calar Alto Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-G22 -- 2009 FS4, 2004 HC
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2009-G22 -- 2009 FA, 2009 DL1
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-G22 -- 2008 WL60, 2007 BT2
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2009-G22 -- 89355
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 8 April '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 8 April '09

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

1327Grabbed MPEC 2009-G22 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0107Noted Radar Astrometry database update - see above