Contents  on 3 July '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 3 July '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 10 listings: 6 new, 4 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had six new and four updated listings. Of these, one was a "one nighter." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of twelve 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 3 July '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 3 July '10 >>  MPEC 2010-N07 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2010-N06 - "03:05 UT" - 2010 NB

MPEC 2010-N05 - "01:04 UT" - 2010 NA

Observers  on 3 July '10

Twelve observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-N05 -- 2010 NA
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 10 in MPECs 2010-N05, 2010-N06 & 2010-N07 -- 2010 NB, 2010 NA, 2010 MP1, 2010 MN51, 2010 MF1, 2010 JL77, 2010 JG87, 2010 JF87, 2010 GX62, 2003 RC2
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 1 in MPEC 2010-N05 -- 2010 NA
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2010-N07 -- 2010 EH20
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2010-N06 & 2010-N07 -- 2010 NB, 2010 NA
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 5 in MPECs 2010-N05, 2010-N06 & 2010-N07 -- 2010 NB, 2010 NA, 242216, 237442, 1865
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N07 -- 7977
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-N05 -- 2010 NA
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPECs 2010-N05 & 2010-N06 -- 2010 NB, 2010 NA
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 3 in MPEC 2010-N07 -- 2010 FA81, 2009 UX17, 184990
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 1 in MPEC 2010-N05 -- 2010 NA
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2010-N07 -- 2007 HA59, 4055
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 July '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 3 July '10

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

1510Grabbed MPEC 2010-N07 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0353Grabbed MPEC 2010-N05 - 2010 NA - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-N06 - 2010 NB - see above