Contents  on 16 April '09


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 16 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." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of two listings on the NEOCP at some point today.

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 16 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 16 Apr. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-H01 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 16 April '09

Ten observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2008 WL60, 2008 SV11, 2007 BT2
B15Inastars Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2002 EZ2, 198856
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2002 EL6, 35396, 3122
540Linz Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2009 FU23
D35Lulin Minor Bodies Tracking in Taiwan, 1 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 207398
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2009 CQ1
952Marxuquera Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2009 FA
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 212546
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2009 FT, 2009 FJ44, 2009 FH44, 2009 DE47
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 3 in MPEC 2009-H01 -- 2008 WN2, 2006 GQ2, 3988
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 16 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 16 April '09

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

1328Grabbed MPEC 2009-H01 - Daily Orbit Update - see above