Contents  on 4 February '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 4 February '10

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

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new 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 4 February '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2359 UTC, there has been one MPEC posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 4 Feb. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-C14 - "07:17 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 4 February '10

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield (ARO Westfield) in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2010 BB3, 172722
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2010 AE, 27346, 21088, 159402
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2006 AO4
A99Monte Baldo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2003 BT47
566NEAT's GEODSS Haleakala telescope in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2009 WR6
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2006 AO4, 2004 AR1, 1862
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 2 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 54789, 159402
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2010-C14 -- 2010 BT3, 2007 BG29, 2006 BN6, 2002 LV, 230549, 230420, 433
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 4 February '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 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 4 February '10

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

1417Grabbed MPEC 2010-C14 - Daily Orbit Update - see above