Contents  on 24 January '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 24 January '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 2 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two updated listings.

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 24 January '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2010-B38 - "18:46 UT" - 2001 PT9

<< DOU on 24 Jan. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-B37 - "07:15 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 24 January '10

Thirteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 4015
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 433
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 BL2
682Kanab Obs. in Utah, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2009 YF
B33Libbiano Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2009 XC2, 2009 UV18, 2004 TB18
152Moletai Obs. in Lithuania, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 BU2
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 AO60, 2007 UR3, 2006 AO4
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 BU2
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 BL2, 138013
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 BU2, 2010 BT3, 2010 BQ, 2010 BG2
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 2010 AE
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2010-B37 & 2010-B38 -- 2010 BK2, 2010 AN2, 2010 AJ30, 2001 PT9
C00Velikie Luki Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2010-B37 -- 54789
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 24 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 24 January '10

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

1912Grabbed MPEC 2010-B38 - 2001 PT9 - see above
1607Grabbed MPEC 2010-B37 - Daily Orbit Update - see above