Contents  on 2 January '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 2 January '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (checked at 2358 UTC). It was last noted active on December 27th.

New MPECs  on 2 January '10

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. No Daily Orbit Update DOU MPEC has been posted yet, so visit the MPC Status Page for possible explanation and check the MPC Mirror Page for alternate access to key pages, maybe including new MPECs.

MPEC 2010-A09 - "20:00 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2010-A08 - "20:00 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-A07 - "20:00 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2010-A06 - "20:00 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2010-A05 - "19:50 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-A04 - "19:43 UT" - Observable Comets

MPEC 2010-A03 - "17:58 UT" - 2007 TD71

MPEC 2010-A02 - "17:52 UT" - 2005 CV38

Observers  on 2 January '10

One observing facility appears in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2010-A02 & 2010-A03 -- 2007 TD71, 2005 CV38
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 2 January '10

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 2 January '10

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

2117Grabbed MPEC 2010-A09 - PHAs - see above
2017Grabbed MPEC 2010-A04 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-A05 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-A06 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-A07 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-A08 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
1810Grabbed MPEC 2010-A02 - 2005 CV38 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-A03 - 2007 TD71 - see above