Contents  on 6 June '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 6 June '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 19 listings: 12 new, 7 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had twelve new and seven updated listings. Of these, five were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 23 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 6 June '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2010-L26 - "23:16 UT" - 2010 LH14


MPEC 2010-L25 - "18:49 UT" - 2010 LG14


MPEC 2010-L24 - "18:18 UT" - 2010 LF14


MPEC 2010-L23 - "16:51 UT" - Comet C/2010 F3 (Scotti)


<< DOU on 6 June '10 >>  MPEC 2010-L22 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 6 June '10

A total of 24 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
A74Bergen-Enkheim Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2009 AV, 2000 TJ1
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 6 in MPECs 2010-L22 & 2010-L24 -- 2010 LF14, 2002 XH4, 1998 XM2, 85839, 237442, 12923
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 4 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 JK33, 2010 GA34, 2010 EC135, 237442
J04ESA Optical Ground Station (ESA OGS) in the Canary Islands, 2 in MPECs 2010-L24 & 2010-L26 -- 2010 LH14, 2010 LF14
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 LF
B19Iluro Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2009 KD5, 85818, 237442, 4055
695]Mark Trueblood via Kitt Peak Natl. Obs. (KPNO) in Arizona, 2 in MPECs 2010-L24 & 2010-L25 -- 2010 LG14, 2010 LF14
046Klet Obs. in the Czech Republic, 2 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 EC135, 2004 JX20
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 4 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2007 VG189, 2003 KR18, 1998 XM2, 18109
H13Lenomiya Obs. in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 JK33, 2010 JG88
B33Libbiano Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2009 KD5
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 GA34, 2010 EC135, 2009 KD5
A06Mataro Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 237442
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-L23 -- C/2010 F3
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 1 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 GA34
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2010-L24 -- 2010 LF14
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 137170, 1627
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-L25 -- 2010 LG14
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 14 in MPECs 2010-L22, 2010-L23, 2010-L25 & 2010-L26 -- 2010 LH14, 2010 LG14, 2010 KU10, 2010 KQ, 2010 KP10, 2010 JV153, 2010 JK33, 2010 HD33, 2010 GX62, 2010 GW62, 2010 GR75, 2010 FJ81, C/2010 F3, 2010 CH18
I19Tanti Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2010-L24 -- 2010 LF14
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 LF
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-L24 -- 2010 LF14
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2010-L22 -- 2010 GA34, 2004 JX20, 1999 MN, 241370
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 17 in MPECs 2010-L22 & 2010-L26 -- 2010 LH14, 2010 EH43, 2009 XC2, 2002 NW16, 88263, 87311, 86326, 85709, 40263, 237551, 232382, 215442, 162566, 162181, 161989, 103067, 1685
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 6 June '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 6 June '10

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

2358Grabbed MPEC 2010-L26 - 2010 LH14 - see above
1945Grabbed MPEC 2010-L25 - 2010 LG14 - see above
1837Grabbed MPEC 2010-L24 - 2010 LF14 - see above
1709Grabbed MPEC 2010-L23 - Comet C/2010 F3 (Scotti) - see above
1604Grabbed MPEC 2010-L22 - Daily Orbit Update - see above