Contents  on 2 September '09


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 2 September '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing.

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 2 September '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 2 Sept. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-R03 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 2 September '09

Ten observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2002 OM4
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 14 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 QZ34, 2009 QQ8, 2009 QL32, 2009 QJ9, 2009 QH2, 2009 QF31, 2009 QE8, 2009 QC36, 2009 QC23, 2009 PT2, 2009 PH, 2009 OZ7, 2009 KJ22, 2002 NP1
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 QN5, 2009 NA, 154244, 138883
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 QC36, 2009 QB36
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2002 EL6
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 QO, 1998 SV4
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 QY33, 2009 QC36, 2007 RQ17, 2002 RQ25
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 LX, 2009 HB82, 1998 SV4
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 2009 OC, 2009 NH, 17274, 5626, 1943
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2009-R03 -- 8566
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 2 September '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 2 September '09

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

1426Grabbed MPEC 2009-R03 - Daily Orbit Update - see above