Contents  on 30 May '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 30 May '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 14 listings: 8 new, 6 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had eight new and six updated listings. Of these, four were "one nighters."

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 30 May '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there has been one MPEC posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 30 May '10 >>  MPEC 2010-K75 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 30 May '10

Sixteen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
J24Altamira Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2000 HD74
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 27 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 KU10, 2010 KR10, 2010 JV34, 2010 JK41, 2010 JH88, 2010 JF87, 2010 GA34, 2010 EV45, 2010 EC135, 2010 CL18, 2010 CH18, 2009 XC2, 2009 UV18, 2009 KD5, 2009 JO2, 2008 JV19, 2005 GB120, 2004 XD50, 2004 TB18, 2004 KH17, 2004 JX20, 2002 YF4, 2000 KO44, 2000 HD74, 153814, 100926, 7977
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 FC81, 2004 JX20
432Boambee Obs. in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2009 CQ5, 2005 GO21
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 JV34, 2010 FC81, 2009 KD5, 85989, 237442
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 JV34
J27El Guijo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2004 JX20
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 3 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 KQ, 2010 JO71, 2010 GA34
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 EH20
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 153842, 7839
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2008 JV19
A78Stia Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 GA34, 2010 FC81
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 JK41, 2010 JG88
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2004 JX20
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 7 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2005 MB, 40267, 232382, 164121, 154035, 141432, 139289
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2010-K75 -- 2010 JV34, 2010 JF88
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 30 May '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2358 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today, except that observations of three risk-listed objects have been reported (see today's DOU MPEC above). 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 30 May '10

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

2305Grabbed MPEC 2010-K75 - Daily Orbit Update - see above