Contents  on 31 March '10


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 31 March '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 1 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing. Of these, one was a "one nighter."

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 31 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 31 Mar. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-F100 - "06:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 31 March '10

Five observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 6 in MPEC 2010-F100 -- 2010 FR, 2010 FL, 2010 FF7, 2010 EV45, 2010 CV180, 2009 XE11
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2010-F100 -- 1998 KN3
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-F100 -- 2010 FP
H68Red Barn Obs. in Georgia, 1 in MPEC 2010-F100 -- 218863
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2010-F100 -- 2010 FS9, 2010 FQ, 2010 FA10, 2010 DB34, 1998 KN3, 68216
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 31 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 31 March '10

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

1400Grabbed MPEC 2010-F100 - Daily Orbit Update - see above