Contents  on 7 October '09

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NEOCP Activity  on 7 October '09

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

When last checked at 1740 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing. This was a "one nighter."

New MPECs  on 7 October '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

There were eight MPECs posted this day from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2009-T23 - "19:38 UT" - 2009 TJ


MPEC 2009-T22 - "15:48 UT" - Observations of Comets


MPEC 2009-T21 - "15:35 UT" - Comet P/2009 S1 (Gibbs)


MPEC 2009-T20 - "15:30 UT" - Comet P/2009 QG31 (La Sagra)


MPEC 2009-T19 - "15:25 UT" - Comet P/2009 Q5 (McNaught)


MPEC 2009-T18 - "15:19 UT" - Comet P/2009 Q4 (Boattini)


MPEC 2009-T17 - "14:12 UT" - 2007 BX48


<< DOU on 7 Oct. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-T16 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 7 October '09

A total of 50 observing facilities appeared in this day's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
834AAAA Buenos Aires Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- 217P
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 5 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2009 O4, C/2007 Q3, 118P, 88P, 30P
J24Altamira Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPECs 2009-T19 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 Q5, C/2006 W3, 127P
H55Astronomical Research Obs. (ARO) in Illinois, 12 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 2009 SV171, 2009 SP171, 2009 SP, 2009 SO103, 2009 SL104, 2009 SC229, 2009 SC100, 2009 RZ3, 2009 RH2, 2009 QK2, 2009 QD34, 2009 QB35
J51Atlante Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2008 P1
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-T19 -- P/2009 Q5
B81Caimari Obs. on Mallorca, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 12 in MPECs 2009-T18 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 Q4, C/2009 P2, P/2009 O3, C/2008 S3, C/2008 P1, P/2008 O2, C/2006 W3, C/2006 S3, 118P, 47P, 43P, 30P
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2009-T19 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 Q5, C/2006 S3, 157P
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 7 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2008 S3, C/2006 OF2, 217P, 118P, 81P, 64P, 29P
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2009 P2, 217P
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
442Gualba Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- 29P
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 4 in MPECs 2009-T16 & 2009-T22 -- 17274, 159402, 138883, 157P
695'David Tholen's team via Kitt Peak Natl. Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 99942
D95Kurihara Obs., 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, 22P
212La Dehesilla Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, 22P
J59Linceo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- 22P
I36Los Campitos Obs. in Argentina, 5 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2009 P1, C/2009 O4, C/2006 W3, 126P, 22P
J40Malaga Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, 43P
A02Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 8 (MCM8) in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, C/2006 S3
232Masquefa Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
A06Mataro Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, 22P
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 99942
J46Montana Blanca Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPECs 2009-T20 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 QG31, C/2008 P1, C/2006 W3, 157P
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 5 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 W3, C/2006 Q1, 88P
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2009-T16 & 2009-T22 -- 2009 QO, 2009 QC, P/2008 O2
J47Nazaret Obs. in Spain, 14 in MPECs 2009-T18, 2009-T20 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 QG31, P/2009 Q4, C/2008 S3, C/2008 P1, C/2008 FK75, C/2007 N3, C/2006 W3, 217P, 157P, 118P, 47P, 43P, 30P, 22P
423North Ryde Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-T19 -- P/2009 Q5
B94Petrozavodsk Obs. in Russia, 4 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, C/2006 Q1, 217P, 64P
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 11 in MPECs 2009-T18, 2009-T21 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 S1, P/2009 Q4, C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 OF2, 226P, 222P, 217P, 118P, 81P, 64P
H06|H. Sato in Japan via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 2000 CO101, 159402
D90RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 1 in MPEC 2009-T20 -- P/2009 QG31
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3, 22P
619Sabadell Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
B74Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Obs. in Spain, 6 in MPECs 2009-T16 & 2009-T22 -- 2009 SM103, C/2008 N1, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 W3, C/2006 Q1, 88P
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPECs 2009-T21 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 S1, P/2009 O3, C/2008 P1, P/2008 O2, C/2007 N3, C/2006 S3, 226P, 222P
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2009-T23 -- 2009 TJ
645Sloan Digital Sky Survey in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 2009 ST103
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-T16 -- 2009 SQ
A97Stammersdorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- 22P
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 7 in MPECs 2009-T18 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 Q4, C/2009 O4, 226P, 222P, 217P, 157P, 127P
954Teide Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2006 W3
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2009-T17 -- 2007 BX48
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2009-T16 & 2009-T22 -- 159402, 22P
D25Tzec Maun Obs. Pingelly in Western Australia, 8 in MPECs 2009-T16, 2009-T19 & 2009-T22 -- P/2009 Q5, C/2009 O4, C/2008 P1, 159402, 217P, 118P, 88P, 22P
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2009-T19 -- P/2009 Q5
367Yatsuka Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2009-T22 -- C/2007 Q3, 217P, 118P, 81P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 7 October '09

There was no risk monitoring news to report on this day, except that observation of one risk-listed object was reported (see this day's DOU MPEC above).

Chronology  on 7 October '09

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

0253 10/8Grabbed MPEC 2009-T23 - 2009 TJ - see above
1740Grabbed MPEC 2009-T22 - Observations of Comets - see above
1558Grabbed MPEC 2009-T20 - Comet P/2009 QG31 (La Sagra) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T21 - Comet P/2009 S1 (Gibbs) - see above
1529Grabbed MPEC 2009-T16 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T17 - 2007 BX48 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T18 - Comet P/2009 Q4 (Boattini) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2009-T19 - Comet P/2009 Q5 (McNaught) - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become active