Contents  on 8 May '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 8 May '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 2359 UTC). It was last noted active yesterday.

New MPECs  on 8 May '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2359 UTC, there have been seven MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MPEC 2009-J39 - "12:59 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2009-J38 - "12:59 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-J37 - "12:59 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2009-J36 - "12:59 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2009-J35 - "12:56 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-J34 - "12:54 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 8 May '09 >>  MPEC 2009-J33 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 8 May '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
834AAAA Buenos Aires Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 194386
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 JR
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 7 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 JG1, 2009 HV67, 2009 FU23, 2008 SV11, 2002 VY94, 2001 FE90, 40267
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 HV44, 2009 CQ1, 35396, 22771, 212546, 175706
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 HZ67, 2005 EJ94, 2000 NM
E10Faulkes Telescope South in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 HD82
A97Stammersdorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 143651
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 143651
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-J33 -- 2009 HV44, 2009 HM82
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 8 May '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 8 May '09

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

1320Grabbed MPEC 2009-J33 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J34 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J35 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J36 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J37 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J38 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-J39 - PHAs - see above