Contents  on 19 January '10

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NEOCP Activity  on 19 January '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 5 listings: 2 new, 3 updated

When last checked at 2301 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new and three updated listings. Of these, three were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of eight 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 19 January '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2301 UTC, there have been four MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2010-B12 - "22:58 UT" - 2010 BH2


MPEC 2010-B11 - "17:26 UT" - 2010 BG2


MPEC 2010-B10 - "17:19 UT" - 2006 SS134


<< DOU on 19 Jan. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-B09 - "07:11 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 19 January '10

Nineteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 96590, 20790, 162998, 5626, 3552, 433
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2003 BH
F656Richard Miles in England via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 2 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 AO60, 2010 AN61
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 BC
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 BC, 2006 UR, 2005 MC, 2004 XD50
240Herrenberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 11 in MPECs 2010-B09, 2010-B11 & 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2, 2010 BG2, 2010 BC, 2010 AF40, 2009 NA, 2008 AB31, 99248, 187026, 175706, 162038, 10150
H01Magdalena Ridge Obs. (MRO) in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 BC, 2010 AG40
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-B10 -- 2006 SS134
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 4 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2006 AO4, 24761, 1862, 1627
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 AE3, 2006 AO4, 10165
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPECs 2010-B09 & 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2, 2007 UR3, 2005 TY51, 5646, 4015, 3691, 2212
104San Marcello Pistoiese Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 AG40, 2004 XD50
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 6 in MPECs 2010-B09 & 2010-B11 -- 2010 BG2, 2009 UN3, 2008 XM, 2003 CH11, 159686, 141484
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2
H78Univ. of Narino Obs. in Colombia, 1 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 2010 AL30
C00Velikie Luki Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2010-B09 -- 103067
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-B12 -- 2010 BH2
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 January '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2301 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 19 January '10

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

2301Grabbed MPEC 2010-B12 - 2010 BH2 - see above
1753Grabbed MPEC 2010-B10 - 2006 SS134 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B11 - 2010 BG2 - see above
1541Grabbed MPEC 2010-B09 - Daily Orbit Update - see above