Contents  on 9 April '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 9 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 on April 7th.

New MPECs  on 9 April '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-G32 - "22:04 UT" - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO)

MPEC 2009-G31 - "17:20 UT" - Comet C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN)

MPEC 2009-G30 - "16:49 UT" - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO)

MPEC 2009-G29 - "14:40 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2009-G28 - "14:40 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-G27 - "14:40 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2009-G26 - "14:40 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2009-G25 - "14:37 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-G24 - "14:33 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 9 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-G23 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 9 April '09

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPECs 2009-G31 & 2009-G32 -- C/2009 G1, C/2009 F6
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 39 in MPEC 2009-G23 -- 2009 FY29, 2009 FU23, 2009 FO28, 2009 FN32, 2009 FL25, 2009 FJ30, 2009 FH44, 2009 FG1, 2009 ED1, 2009 EC, 2009 DZ42, 2009 DZ, 2009 DV42, 2009 DQ4, 2009 DL46, 2009 DL1, 2009 DF1, 2009 DE47, 2009 DD1, 2009 CR2, 2009 CQ5, 2009 CC3, 2009 CA2, 2009 BL2, 2008 YS27, 2008 YE29, 2008 WL60, 2008 UE7, 2008 TV25, 2008 SV11, 2008 SQ7, 2008 EV5, 2007 BT2, 2006 WZ2, 2005 EM30, 2003 SJ84, 2002 EL6, 2001 GQ2, 2000 FL1
235CAST Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2009-G23 -- 2007 BT2
114Engelhardt Obs. Zelenchukskaya Station in Karachay-Cherkessia, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2009-G23 -- 2009 FA, 18882
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
557Ondrejov Obs. in the Czech Republic, 1 in MPEC 2009-G23 -- 2008 SV11
D92Osaki Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
C504HI1-B instrument (4) aboard STEREO-B in heliocentric orbit trailing Earth, 1 in MPEC 2009-G30 -- C/2009 G1
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-G31 -- C/2009 F6
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 9 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 9 April '09

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

2208Grabbed MPEC 2009-G32 - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO) - see above
1733Grabbed MPEC 2009-G30 - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G31 - Comet C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN) - see above
1530Grabbed MPEC 2009-G25 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G26 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G27 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G28 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G29 - PHAs - see above
1438Grabbed MPEC 2009-G24 - Observable Comets - see above
1336Grabbed MPEC 2009-G23 - Daily Orbit Update - see above