Contents  on 27 June '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 27 June '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 6 listings: 2 new, 4 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new and four updated listings. Of these, four were "one nighters."

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 27 June '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


<< DOU on 27 June '09 >>  MPEC 2009-M43 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2009-M42 - "02:46 UT" - Comets C/2009 B10, 2009 B11, 2009 C3 (SOHO)


MPEC 2009-M41 - "02:39 UT" - Comets C/2008 Y18, 2009 A7, 2009 B8, 2009 B9 (SOHO)

Observers  on 27 June '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B09Capannoli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 215442
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2001 FE90
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2009 KJ22, 24761, 216115, 194386
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2001 FE90
C494HI1-A instrument (4) aboard STEREO-A in heliocentric orbit leading Earth, 2 in MPEC 2009-M41 -- C/2009 A7, C/2008 Y18
B74Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2009 MA
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2008 VB1
2492LASCO Coronagraph 2 (SOHO C2) aboard the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. (SOHO) in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 3 in MPECs 2009-M41 & 2009-M42 -- C/2009 C3, C/2009 B10, C/2008 Y18
2493LASCO Coronagraph 3 (SOHO C3) aboard the Solar & Heliospheric Obs. (SOHO) in Earth-Sun L1 HALO orbit, 5 in MPECs 2009-M41 & 2009-M42 -- C/2009 C3, C/2009 B9, C/2009 B8, C/2009 B11, C/2009 A7
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 3 in MPEC 2009-M43 -- 2001 FE90, 212546, 5620
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 27 June '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 27 June '09

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

1444Grabbed MPEC 2009-M43 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0452Grabbed MPEC 2009-M41 - Comets C/2008 Y18, 2009 A7, 2009 B8, 2009 B9 (SOHO) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-M42 - Comets C/2009 B10, 2009 B11, 2009 C3 (SOHO) - see above