Contents  on 26 August '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 26 August '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 10 listings: 7 new, 3 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had seven new and three updated listings. Of these, nine were "one nighters."

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 26 August '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


<< DOU on 26 Aug. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-Q55 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 26 August '09

Nineteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 18 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QZ6, 2009 QT, 2009 QS, 2009 QQ8, 2009 QM5, 2009 QL8, 2009 QK9, 2009 QK2, 2009 QH6, 2009 QH2, 2009 QG2, 2009 QC23, 2009 QC, 2009 OC3, 2004 QU24, 2003 VO2, 2002 BP26, 2001 WL15
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 4 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QJ9, 2009 MC9, 2002 NP1, 17274
432Boambee Obs. in New South Wales, 5 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 24761, 212546, 15745, 143651, 5620
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 2 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 OC, 2005 YX128
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 4 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QK9, 2009 QJ9, 2009 QH2, 2009 MC9
B19Iluro Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NA, 17274
J59Linceo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QJ9
H23Pear Tree Obs. in Florida, 1 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QJ9
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 3 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QJ9, 2009 JK1, 2002 NP1
619Sabadell Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 17274
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QL2, 2009 QH6, 2009 QH2, 2009 PQ1, 2005 TG45
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 2 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QQ8, 217390
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 5 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 OB3, 2005 RQ6, 2004 VA15, 5645, 3753
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QJ9
071Smolyan Obs. in Bulgaria, 4 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 NE, 2005 MC, 2002 NW16, 2002 NP1
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 8 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 OG, 2009 OC, 2009 NH, 2009 NE, 2009 MX6, 2002 NP1, 217390, 17274
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QK9, 2009 QJ9
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 3 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 52750, 159402, 433
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 1 in MPEC 2009-Q55 -- 2009 QK9
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 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 26 August '09

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

1407Grabbed MPEC 2009-Q55 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become active