Contents  on 11 August '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 11 August '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There was one listing noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 11 August '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-P41 - "22:11 UT" - 2006 QQ23

MPEC 2009-P40 - "12:02 UT" - 2009 PH

<< DOU on 11 Aug. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-P39 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2009-P38 - "02:07 UT" - Comet C/2009 O2 (Catalina)

Observers  on 11 August '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 11 in MPEC 2009-P39 -- 2009 OZ7, 2009 OC, 2009 NL, 2009 MZ6, 2009 ML1, 2009 KL2, 2009 KJ22, 2009 KC7, 2009 HB82, 2008 CM, 2000 OB22
J05Bootes Obs., 1 in MPEC 2009-P39 -- 2009 NH
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2009-P39 & 2009-P41 -- 2006 QQ23, 2001 XV266
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-P38 -- C/2009 O2
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 2 in MPEC 2009-P39 -- 2009 PD, 2004 RU10
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-P39 -- 17274
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-P40 -- 2009 PH
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2009-P40 -- 2009 PH
B18Terskol Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2009-P38 -- C/2009 O2
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 11 August '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 11 August '09

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

2301Grabbed MPEC 2009-P41 - 2006 QQ23 - see above
1527Grabbed MPEC 2009-P39 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-P40 - 2009 PH - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become empty
0554Grabbed MPEC 2009-P38 - Comet C/2009 O2 (Catalina) - see above