Contents  on 28 March '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 28 March '10

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

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new listings. Of these, one was a "one nighter." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of four 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 28 March '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-F90 - "11:48 UT" - 2010 FL48

<< DOU on 28 Mar. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-F89 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 28 March '10

Fourteen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 163243
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield (ARO Westfield) in Illinois, 6 in MPECs 2010-F89 & 2010-F90 -- 2010 FR, 2010 FL48, 2010 FK, 2010 DB34, 2010 CL18, 68216
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-F90 -- 2010 FL48
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2010-F89 & 2010-F90 -- 2010 FQ, 2010 FL48
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 2006 CX10
A06Mataro Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 68216, 218863, 1917
A53Peschiera del Garda Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 2010 CM44, 2008 EE, 2000 CO101, 88254
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 3 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 2009 UV18, 2004 TB18, 152931
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-F90 -- 2010 FL48
854Sabino Canyon Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-F90 -- 2010 FL48
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-F90 -- 2010 FL48
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 3 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 2010 EF21, 2005 WE, 2003 BH84
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 10 in MPECs 2010-F89 & 2010-F90 -- 2010 FX9, 2010 FW9, 2010 FU, 2010 FS9, 2010 FR9, 2010 FQ, 2010 FL48, 2010 FF7, 2010 FC, 2010 EV45
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 4 in MPEC 2010-F89 -- 2010 CM44, 85839, 68216, 218863
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 28 March '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 28 March '10

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

1515Grabbed MPEC 2010-F89 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-F90 - 2010 FL48 - see above