Contents  on 10 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 10 September '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 1 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing. Both of these were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of four listings on the NEOCP at some point today.

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 10 September '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2009-R34 - "23:09 UT" - 2009 RH


MPEC 2009-R33 - "15:19 UT" - Comet C/2009 R1 (McNaught)


<< DOU on 10 Sept. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-R32 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 10 September '09

Nineteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 13 in MPECs 2009-R32 & 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1, 2009 QZ6, 2009 QS, 2009 QN5, 2009 QL2, 2009 QH2, 2009 QF31, 2009 QE8, 2009 QC36, 2009 QC, 2009 QB36, 2009 OZ7, 1998 SV4
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 2 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 MC9, 2005 MC
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 QO
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-R34 -- 2009 RH
J04ESA Optical Ground Station in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1
I21El Condor Obs. in Argentina, 3 in MPECs 2009-R32 & 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1, 2009 QL8, 2009 QJ9
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 OC, 2009 MC9
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2009-R34 -- 2009 RH
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 152664
185Jurassien-Vicques Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 KL2
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 MC9, 17274
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2009-R33 & 2009-R34 -- 2009 RH, C/2009 R1
J26Spaceguard Centre in Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 1943
954Teide Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 NE
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-R33 -- C/2009 R1
C00Velikie Luki Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 17274
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2009-R32 -- 2009 KC3
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 10 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 10 September '09

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

2358Grabbed MPEC 2009-R34 - 2009 RH - see above
1708Grabbed MPEC 2009-R33 - Comet C/2009 R1 (McNaught) - see above
1417Grabbed MPEC 2009-R32 - Daily Orbit Update - see above