Contents  on 27 July '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 27 July '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 4 listings: 1 new, 3 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and three updated listings. All of these were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of five 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 27 July '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2009-O40 - "21:27 UT" - 2009 OX5


MPEC 2009-O39 - "16:59 UT" - 2009 KD5


MPEC 2009-O38 - "12:25 UT" - 2009 OS5


<< DOU on 27 July '09 >>  MPEC 2009-O37 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 27 July '09

A total of 23 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 2 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2002 LV, 17274
A81Balzaretto Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 NJ, 2007 LL
J05Bootes Obs., 2 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OC3, 2005 MC
235CAST Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OZ4
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 10 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OF, 2009 OC, 2009 NL, 2009 NJ, 2009 NH, 2009 MX6, 2009 KL2, 2009 KJ22, 2002 LV, 2001 AA50
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
B84Cyclops Obs. in The Netherlands, 2 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 NE, 162483
I21El Condor Obs. in Argentina, 7 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OG, 2009 MC9, 2006 TU7, 24761, 17274, 143651, 5626
114Engelhardt Obs. Zelenchukskaya Station in Karachay-Cherkessia, 1 in MPEC 2009-O38 -- 2009 OS5
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2009-O37 & 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5, 2009 OF
B28Mandi Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 NE, 2002 LV
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 4 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 MM8, 2006 OU10, 2004 RD84, 2002 RN38
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2005 MC
261_Sergio Foglia & Maura Tombelli in Italy using the Palomar Digitized Sky Survey in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2009-O39 -- 2009 KD5
B49Paus Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 NL, 2009 NH, 2009 NA
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2002 LV
854Sabino Canyon Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OF, 2009 NE, 2007 LL
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 3 in MPEC 2009-O37 -- 2009 OZ4, 2009 ML1, 2009 KC7
A79Zvezdno Obshtestvo Obs. in Bulgaria, 1 in MPEC 2009-O40 -- 2009 OX5
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 27 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 27 July '09

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

2200Grabbed MPEC 2009-O40 - 2009 OX5 - see above
1714Grabbed MPEC 2009-O39 - 2009 KD5 - see above
1327Grabbed MPEC 2009-O37 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-O38 - 2009 OS5 - see above
1326Noted that the NEOCP has become active