Contents  on 4 September '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 4 September '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 yesterday.

New MPECs  on 4 September '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-R13 - "14:22 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2009-R12 - "14:22 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-R11 - "14:22 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2009-R10 - "14:22 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2009-R09 - "14:17 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-R08 - "14:12 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 4 Sept. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-R07 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2009-R06 - "03:48 UT" - 2005 TY51

Observers  on 4 September '09

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 4 in MPEC 2009-R07 -- 2009 QJ9, 2009 KC3, 16834, 138883
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2009-R07 -- 2009 QC36, 2009 QB36
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 3 in MPECs 2009-R06 & 2009-R07 -- 2009 QL8, 2005 TY51, 8566
C00Velikie Luki Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2009-R07 -- 1943
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2009-R07 -- 138883
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 4 September '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 4 September '09

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

1517Grabbed MPEC 2009-R08 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-R09 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-R10 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-R11 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-R12 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-R13 - PHAs - see above
1246Grabbed MPEC 2009-R07 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0452Grabbed MPEC 2009-R06 - 2005 TY51 - see above