Contents  on 8 September '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 8 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 on September 3rd.

New MPECs  on 8 September '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2009-R27 - "14:39 UT" - 2009 CV

<< DOU on 8 Sept. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-R26 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 8 September '09

Six observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-R26 -- 4015
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2009-R26 -- 2009 QZ34, 2009 QC
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 3 in MPEC 2009-R26 -- 17274, 159402, 5626
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2009-R26 -- 2009 OC, 2009 MC9, 2002 NP1, 17274, 163697
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 3 in MPEC 2009-R26 -- 2009 QH2, 2009 MC9, 2005 MC
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 3 in MPECs 2009-R26 & 2009-R27 -- 2009 QB35, 2009 CV, 218017
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 8 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 8 September '09

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

1502Grabbed MPEC 2009-R27 - 2009 CV - see above
1320Grabbed MPEC 2009-R26 - Daily Orbit Update - see above