Contents  on 4 October '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 4 October '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There was one listing noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 4 October '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-T13 - "23:44 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2009-T12 - "23:44 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-T11 - "23:44 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2009-T10 - "23:44 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2009-T09 - "23:40 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2009-T08 - "23:37 UT" - Observable Comets

MPEC 2009-T07 - "19:43 UT" - 2009 TB

<< DOU on 4 Oct. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-T06 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 4 October '09

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 2009 FG19, 2000 CO101, 162181, 12711
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 2000 CO101
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 2000 CO101
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 3200
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-T07 -- 2009 TB
941Pla D'Arguines Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 2009 ST19
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 2009 SM103
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 159402
D25Tzec Maun Obs. Pingelly in Western Australia, 1 in MPEC 2009-T06 -- 159402
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 4 October '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 October '09

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

2358Grabbed MPEC 2009-T08 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T09 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T10 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T11 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T12 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T13 - PHAs - see above
2219Grabbed MPEC 2009-T07 - 2009 TB - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become empty
1610Grabbed MPEC 2009-T06 - Daily Orbit Update - see above