Contents  on 15 April '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 15 April '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing. This was a "one nighter."

To learn how observers use the NEOCP, see the Practical guide on how to observe NEOCP object at Suno Observatory by Birtwhistle et al.

New MPECs  on 15 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 15 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-G45 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 15 April '09

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2008 WL60, 2007 BT2
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2008 YE29
A94Cormons Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2001 GQ2
I21El Condor Obs. in Argentina, 3 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 DL1, 2008 WN2, 2008 SV11
196Homburg-Erbach Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2007 BT2
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 CR2, 2008 EV5
B90Malina River Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 FU23, 2009 CQ1
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 86666, 141432, 8035
A32Panker Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2008 SV11, 3554
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 CR2, 2002 VY94
B76Schonfeld Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2007 BT2
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 CR2, 2009 CQ1
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-G45 -- 2009 CA2
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 15 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 15 April '09

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

1900Noted that the NEOCP has become active
1339Grabbed MPEC 2009-G45 - Daily Orbit Update - see above