Contents  on 8 August '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 8 August '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 2358 UTC). It was last noted active on August 5th.

New MPECs  on 8 August '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 8 Aug. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-P31 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 8 August '09

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 6 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 2009 OZ7, 2009 MZ6, 2009 MN8, 2009 LS, 2006 MD12, 2005 OU2
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 3 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 2009 MC9, 2002 LV, 433
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 11 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 2009 NA, 2005 MC, 2002 NW16, 54401, 52387, 217013, 17274, 16834, 162483, 9162, 5626
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 9162
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 2002 LV, 433
071Smolyan Obs. in Bulgaria, 1 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 217013
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2009-P31 -- 17274, 5626
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 8 August '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 August '09

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

1438Grabbed MPEC 2009-P31 - Daily Orbit Update - see above