Contents  on 17 July '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 17 July '09

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

When last checked at 2358 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." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of four 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 17 July '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there have been three MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2009-O05 - "17:41 UT" - 2009 ND1


MPEC 2009-O04 - "11:12 UT" - 2009 OC


<< DOU on 17 July '09 >>  MPEC 2009-O03 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 17 July '09

A total of 21 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
I08Alianza S4 Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-O05 -- 2009 ND1
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 8 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NJ, 2009 NH, 2009 NA, 2009 KJ22, 2001 KO2, 2001 BP61, 1998 VN, 139211
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC
J05Bootes Obs., 3 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 JK1, 16834, 154244
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 7 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NL, 2009 NJ, 2009 NH, 2009 NE, 2009 MZ6, 2009 MX6
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NE, 2002 LV
E10Faulkes Telescope South in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-O05 -- 2009 ND1
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NH, 2005 AD3, 5626, 2201
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NE
H01Magdalena Ridge Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 4 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NE, 2002 YQ5, 163758, 5626
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 3 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 MB9, 3552
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2001 BP61
B40Skylive Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NA, 2009 KJ22
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NL, 2009 NJ, 2009 NA
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2009-O03 & 2009-O04 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NL
H78Univ. of Narino Obs. in Colombia, 1 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 1620
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NE
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 1 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 NJ
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-O03 -- 2009 KJ22, 2005 SN25
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 17 July '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2358 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 17 July '09

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

1900Grabbed MPEC 2009-O05 - 2009 ND1 - see above
1504Grabbed MPEC 2009-O03 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-O04 - 2009 OC - see above