Contents  on 3 October '09

Note: These A/CC news pages may not update again today, Saturday the 3rd, until well after midnight UTC, and will update less often and less regularly through Wednesday, October 7th MDT.


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NEOCP Activity  on 3 October '09

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

When last checked at 1613 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing. This was a "one nighter."

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 3 October '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 1613 UTC, there has been one MPEC posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 3 Oct. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-T05 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 October '09

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 5 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SV171, 2009 SU104, 2009 SS172, 2009 SR103, 2009 SM104
432Boambee Obs. in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 HD21, 211871
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SM103, 2009 MC9, 2002 FB6, 2000 CO101, 17511, 17274, 162181, 1943
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SU104
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 KC3, 22771
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 8 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SH2, 2009 NA, 1999 HY1, 54401, 22771, 3691, 3553, 3200
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SX17, 2009 SM
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 3552
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SW19, 2009 SU104, 2009 ST103, 2009 SM103, 2009 SL104, 2009 SB100, 2005 TE15
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 5 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 SQ172, 2009 SG2, 2009 KL2, 2009 FU4, 3552
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 8 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 2009 ST19, 2009 SM, 2009 SK2, 2009 SK, 2009 SH2, 2009 SF2, 2009 SC229, 2009 SB100
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 159402
D25Tzec Maun Obs. Pingelly in Western Australia, 1 in MPEC 2009-T05 -- 159402
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 October '09

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 1613 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 3 October '09

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

1342Grabbed MPEC 2009-T05 - Daily Orbit Update - see above