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NEOCP Activity  on 6 March '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 7 listings: 1 new, 6 updated

When last checked at 1812 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and six updated listings.

New MPECs  on 6 March '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 1812 UTC, there have been five MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2010-E21 - "16:30 UT" - Observations of Comets


MPEC 2010-E20 - "16:16 UT" - Comet C/2010 D2 (WISE)


MPEC 2010-E19 - "16:01 UT" - Comet C/2010 B1 (Cardinal)


MPEC 2010-E18 - "15:45 UT" - Comet P/2010 A2 (LINEAR)


<< DOU on 6 Mar. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-E17 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 6 March '10

A total of 51 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 7 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2009 U3, P/2009 T2, C/2008 FK75, 157P, 88P, 74P, 22P
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2000 RE52
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield (ARO Westfield) in Illinois, 21 in MPECs 2010-E17, 2010-E18 & 2010-E20 -- 2010 DA, C/2010 D2, 2010 CR1, 2010 CM44, 2010 CL18, 2010 CD19, 2010 BG2, P/2010 A2, 2007 EF, 2006 EE1, 2004 XD50, 2004 RK, 2003 AA, 2002 LS32, 2000 RE52, 2000 JA3, 1998 OK1, 1996 GD1, 68267, 68216, 173561
467Auckland Obs. in New Zealand, 6 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- P/2009 T2, C/2007 G1, 217P, 169P, 118P, 30P
A74Bergen-Enkheim Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2007 EF, 2006 SS134
C12Berta Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 157P
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2010 CM44, 2006 DS14, 2000 CO101, 85990, 207945, 163132, 159454, 5693
B59Borken Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 94P, 29P
B96Brixiis Obs. in Belgium, 2 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2009 U5, 29P
235CAST Obs. in Italy, 10 in MPECs 2010-E19 & 2010-E21 -- C/2010 B1, C/2009 U5, P/2009 Q4, C/2008 Q3, C/2007 Q3, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 232P, 230P, 94P
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 12 in MPECs 2010-E17 & 2010-E21 -- 2010 BB3, 2008 JG, 232382, 159402, 11066, 8201, 5751, 1862, 1627, 230P, 145P, 94P
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 6 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- P/2009 Y2, 145P, 47P, 31P, 30P, 29P
480Cockfield Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-E19 -- C/2010 B1
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 2 in MPECs 2010-E18 & 2010-E21 -- P/2010 A2, 29P
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 3 in MPECs 2010-E17 & 2010-E21 -- 2010 CM44, 2000 RE52, 30P
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 10P
442Gualba Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 29P
B15Inastars Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2007 Q3
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 29P
D95Kurihara Obs. in Japan, 7 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2009 O2, C/2009 K5, C/2007 Q3, 118P, 94P, 30P, 29P
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-E19 -- C/2010 B1
J38La Vara Obs. in Spain, 11 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- P/2009 T2, P/2009 Q4, C/2008 Q3, C/2007 Q3, 203P, 169P, 118P, 81P, 30P, 29P, 9P
B82Maidbronn Obs. in Germany, 8 in MPECs 2010-E18, 2010-E19 & 2010-E21 -- C/2010 B1, P/2010 A2, C/2009 U3, C/2008 Q3, 94P, 31P, 30P, 29P
C10Maisoncelles Obs. in France, 7 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 157P, 118P, 94P, 81P, 31P, 30P, 29P
232Masquefa Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 9P
A06Mataro Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 157P, 118P, 30P
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2010 CL19
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2010-E19 -- C/2010 B1
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 157P, 94P, 81P, 30P, 29P
945Monte Deva Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 118P, 81P, 30P, 29P
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2009 U5, C/2009 U3, C/2007 G1, 230P
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2007 Q3
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 230P
D81Nagano Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 118P
J47Nazaret Obs. in Spain, 6 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- P/2009 T2, C/2008 Q3, 232P, 217P, 157P, 118P
583Odessa-Mayaki Obs. in the Ukraine, 2 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2007 Q3, 81P
H23Pear Tree Obs. in Florida, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 29P
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 11 in MPECs 2010-E19 & 2010-E21 -- C/2010 B1, P/2009 T2, C/2007 Q3, C/2007 N3, C/2007 G1, C/2006 OF2, 157P, 118P, 81P, 31P, 30P
J52Pinsoro Obs. in Spain, 8 in MPECs 2010-E17 & 2010-E21 -- 2009 ST19, C/2008 Q3, C/2007 Q3, C/2005 L3, 169P, 94P, 81P, 29P
H06RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 10 in MPECs 2010-E20 & 2010-E21 -- C/2010 D2, C/2009 U3, C/2009 O2, C/2009 K5, C/2007 Q3, 203P, 157P, 81P, 30P, 10P
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2010 CC180
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- P/2009 Y2, 118P
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2008 FK75, 47P, 9P
D93Sendai Obs. in Japan, 8 in MPECs 2010-E19 & 2010-E21 -- C/2010 B1, P/2009 Q4, C/2008 Q3, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 OF2, C/2005 L3, 74P, 29P
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2010 CD19
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 7 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2010 DF1, 2010 CH55, 2010 CG19, 2010 BT3, 2010 AO60, 2010 AL, 2003 AA
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 6 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- C/2009 U3, 203P, 157P, 118P, 30P, 29P
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2007 EP88
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-E20 -- C/2010 D2
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 7 in MPEC 2010-E17 -- 2004 TR13, 2000 CO101, 54789, 218863, 5626, 2212, 433
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 81P
J08Zonalunar Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-E21 -- 169P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 6 March '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 1812 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 6 March '10

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

1711Grabbed MPEC 2010-E19 - Comet C/2010 B1 (Cardinal) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-E20 - Comet C/2010 D2 (WISE) - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-E21 - Observations of Comets - see above
1600Grabbed MPEC 2010-E17 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-E18 - Comet P/2010 A2 (LINEAR) - see above