Contents  on 13 April '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 13 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 13 April '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-G43 - "13:32 UT" - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO)

<< DOU on 13 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-G42 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 13 April '09

Eleven observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G43 -- C/2009 G1
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2009 FT
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 3552
I21El Condor Obs. in Argentina, 9 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2009 DL1, 2008 WN2, 2008 SV11, 2005 SG19, 52768, 175706, 5604, 3552, 1036
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2009 FJ44, 2009 FJ30
355Hadano Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G43 -- C/2009 G1
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2008 WL60, 2008 SV11, 2007 BT2
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-G43 -- C/2009 G1
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-G43 -- C/2009 G1
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2007 BF72
H83Timberlake Obs. in Virginia, 1 in MPEC 2009-G42 -- 2009 CQ1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 13 April '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 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 13 April '09

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

1400Grabbed MPEC 2009-G43 - Comet C/2009 G1 (STEREO) - see above
1325Grabbed MPEC 2009-G42 - Daily Orbit Update - see above