Contents  on 26 June '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 26 June '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 16 listings: 11 new, 5 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had eleven new and five updated listings. Of these, five 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 26 June '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2010-M64 - "17:51 UT" - 2010 HG109

MPEC 2010-M63 - "17:20 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2010-M62 - "17:20 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-M61 - "17:20 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2010-M60 - "17:20 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2010-M59 - "17:15 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-M58 - "17:13 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 26 June '10 >>  MPEC 2010-M57 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 26 June '10

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 14 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2010 MW1, 2010 MP1, 2010 MJ1, 2010 MH1, 2010 LM68, 2010 GA34, 2010 EC135, 2010 CL18, 2009 XC2, 2009 SO103, 2006 KD1, 2006 HR29, 2005 NP1, 2004 JX20
807Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-M64 -- 2010 HG109
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 2 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2009 KD5, 2007 XB10
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2010 MY1
F656Richard Miles in England via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2010 KQ
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2010 MP1
304Las Campanas Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-M64 -- 2010 HG109
932McCarthy Obs. in Connecticut, 1 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2006 KL21
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2010-M57 -- 2007 OG3
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 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 26 June '10

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

1909Grabbed MPEC 2010-M64 - 2010 HG109 - see above
1752Grabbed MPEC 2010-M58 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-M59 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-M60 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-M61 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-M62 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-M63 - PHAs - see above
1436Grabbed MPEC 2010-M57 - Daily Orbit Update - see above