Contents  on 12 April '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 12 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 12 April '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-G41 - "12:10 UT" - Comet C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN)

MPEC 2009-G40 - "12:01 UT" - Comet C/2009 F4 (McNaught)

<< DOU on 12 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-G39 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 12 April '09

Fifteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPECs 2009-G40 & 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6, C/2009 F4
J16An Carraig Obs. in Northern Ireland, 1 in MPEC 2009-G39 -- 143651
235CAST Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G39 -- 2009 CQ1
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2009-G40 -- C/2009 F4
I36Los Campitos Obs. in Argentina, 2 in MPEC 2009-G39 -- 5604, 1036
B82Maidbronn Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
J40Malaga Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
B73Mauren Valley Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 4 in MPEC 2009-G39 -- 2009 FU23, 2009 FO28, 2009 CR2, 2008 JV19
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
D81Nagano Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2009-G39 -- 2009 FE
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- C/2009 F6
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-G41 -- 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 12 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 12 April '09

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

1432Grabbed MPEC 2009-G39 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G40 - Comet C/2009 F4 (McNaught) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-G41 - Comet C/2009 F6 (Yi-SWAN) - see above