Contents  on 29 March '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 29 March '10

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

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two updated listings. So far The Tracking News has counted a total of three 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 29 March '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 29 Mar. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-F91 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 29 March '10

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
432Boambee Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-F91 -- 2009 CQ5
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 4 in MPEC 2010-F91 -- 2010 FZ9, 2010 FP, 2010 DP, 152637
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-F91 -- 68359, 4055
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-F91 -- 2010 CN141
G72University Hills Obs. in southern California, 2 in MPEC 2010-F91 -- 2010 DB34, 2010 CM44
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 29 March '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 29 March '10

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

1500Grabbed MPEC 2010-F91 - Daily Orbit Update - see above