Contents  on 8 November '09


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NEOCP Activity  on 8 November '09

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 15 listings: 6 new, 9 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had six new and nine updated listings. Of these, ten were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of sixteen 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 8 November '09

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 8 Nov. '09 >>  MPEC 2009-V24 - "07:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 8 November '09

Seven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 1 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 TK12
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 TK12, 2009 ST19, 2005 RQ6, 217796
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 2 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 TK8, 2009 TK12
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2007 HX4
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 UE2, 2006 TK
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 SQ172
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 3 in MPEC 2009-V24 -- 2009 TK12, 3552, 3361
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 8 November '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 November '09

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

1605Grabbed MPEC 2009-V24 - Daily Orbit Update - see above