Contents  on 1 February '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 1 February '10

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

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new listing. So far The Tracking News has counted a total of two 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 1 February '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-C02 - "11:48 UT" - 2008 CN1

<< DOU on 1 Feb. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-C01 - "07:10 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 1 February '10

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield (ARO Westfield) in Illinois, 23 in MPECs 2010-C01 & 2010-C02 -- 2010 BU2, 2010 BT3, 2010 BQ, 2010 BK2, 2010 BH2, 2010 BG2, 2010 BC3, 2010 BB3, 2010 AO60, 2010 AE, 2009 WO6, 2009 UV18, 2008 EE, 2008 CN1, 2007 HZ, 2006 UR, 2006 BN6, 2005 MC, 2004 XD50, 2004 TB18, 2002 XY38, 2002 AJ129, 1994 CB
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 2010 BT3
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 230549
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 2010 AO60, 2003 CH11, 2002 LV
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 2007 BG29, 3554, 1866
A53Peschiera del Garda Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 2010 AO60, 2007 UR3, 230420
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 2010 BU2, 2002 AJ129
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2010-C01 -- 5626, 433
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 1 February '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 1 February '10

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

1416Grabbed MPEC 2010-C01 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-C02 - 2008 CN1 - see above