Contents  on 16 July '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 16 July '09

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

When last checked at 2150 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new listing.

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 July '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2141 UTC, there have been two MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2009-O02 - "19:44 UT" - Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels


<< DOU on 16 July '09 >>  MPEC 2009-O01 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 16 July '09

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-O02 -- 64P
J10Alicante Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 24761
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 9 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NH, 2009 MZ6, 2009 MX6, 2009 ML1, 2009 LS, 2009 KJ22, 2009 JG1, 2009 EQ2, 2009 BJ81
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 9 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NL, 2009 NJ, 2009 NH, 24761, 17274, 162483, 15745, 9162, 5626
J05Bootes Obs., 6 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NL, 2009 NJ, 2009 MX6, 2009 KJ22, 163758, 9162
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NL, 2009 MX6, 212546, 163758, 152560, 14402
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NL, 2009 NJ
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2002 LV, 15745
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 NJ
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 20 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2007 PU11, 2003 SV222, 2003 AL18, 54690, 25916, 174806, 173664, 16834, 154555, 154007, 152895, 141018, 137099, 111253, 8037, 5626, 3200, 1864, 1862, 1580
J46Montana Blanca Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2002 LV
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2009 KJ22
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2009-O01 -- 2006 MD12, 2006 LF, 2005 AD3, 2002 UX
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 16 July '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2151 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 July '09

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

2113Grabbed MPEC 2009-O02 - Comet 64P/Swift-Gehrels - see above
1815Noted that the NEOCP has become active
1308Grabbed MPEC 2009-O01 - Daily Orbit Update - see above