Contents  on 30 January '10


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 30 January '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 updated

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

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 30 January '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2010-B66 - "14:53 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2010-B65 - "14:53 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-B64 - "14:53 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2010-B63 - "14:53 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2010-B62 - "14:48 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-B61 - "14:44 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 30 Jan. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-B60 - "07:13 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 30 January '10

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
127Bornheim Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2010-B60 -- 217807, 159402, 138852, 5646
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 3 in MPEC 2010-B60 -- 2010 BU2, 2010 BG5, 2010 AL60
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-B60 -- 2010 BC3, 2010 BB3
A70Lumijoki Obs. in Finland, 2 in MPEC 2010-B60 -- 2010 BC, 2010 AO60
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-B60 -- 2010 BK2
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 30 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 30 January '10

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

1611Grabbed MPEC 2010-B60 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B61 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B62 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B63 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B64 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B65 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-B66 - PHAs - see above