Contents  on 3 May '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 3 May '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 1 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 1801 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing. Both of these were "one nighters."

New MPECs  on 3 May '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

There were two MPECs posted this day from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MPEC 2009-J13 - "23:03 UT" - 2001 SG286

<< DOU on 3 May '09 >>  MPEC 2009-J12 - "06:10 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 May '09

Nine observing facilities appeared in this day's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 2009 HM82
A74Bergen-Enkheim Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 138883
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 2008 WL60, 2007 BT2, 175706
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 138883, 5620
B84Cyclops Obs. in The Netherlands, 2 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 212546, 138883
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 2007 BT2
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 3 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 2009 HX67, 2009 HW44, 2009 HU77
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2009-J12 -- 2009 HK73, 86666
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-J13 -- 2001 SG286
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 May '09

There was no risk monitoring news to report on this day.

Chronology  on 3 May '09

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

0244 5/4Grabbed MPEC 2009-J13 - 2001 SG286 - see above
1801Grabbed MPEC 2009-J12 - Daily Orbit Update - see above