Contents  on 26 January '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 26 January '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 6 listings: 3 new, 3 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new and three updated listings. Of these, three were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of seven 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 26 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-B43 - "19:05 UT" - 2010 BZ4

<< DOU on 26 Jan. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-B42 - "07:13 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 26 January '10

Seventeen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2003 BH, 2002 NW16, 4015
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 5 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BB3, 2010 AK, 2007 BG29, 2002 PP6, 2001 DB3
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2001 BE10
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 4 in MPECs 2010-B42 & 2010-B43 -- 2010 BZ4, 2008 VT77, 2000 CO101, 1627
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 3 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BU2, 88263, 219071
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2009 YS6
152Moletai Obs. in Lithuania, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BT3
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2008 VT77
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 9 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BU2, 2010 BG2, 2010 BB3, 2010 AO60, 2009 UV18, 2007 UR3, 2005 MC, 2004 XD50, 4015
H06|H. Sato in Japan via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BG2
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B43 -- 2010 BZ4
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2010-B43 -- 2010 BZ4
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 AJ30, 2010 AE
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2006 UR, 21088
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 2 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2008 JG, 2006 DS14
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 7 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2010 BU2, 2010 BT3, 2010 BC3, 2010 BC, 2010 BB3, 2010 AN61, 2010 AG40
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 1 in MPEC 2010-B42 -- 2007 UR3
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 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 26 January '10

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

1908Grabbed MPEC 2010-B43 - 2010 BZ4 - see above
1607Grabbed MPEC 2010-B42 - Daily Orbit Update - see above