Contents  on 14 July '10

Note: A/CC news pages will update infrequently for much of the remainder of July.

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NEOCP Activity  on 14 July '10

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

When last checked at 2353 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." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of four 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 14 July '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2353 UTC, there have been two MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. No Daily Orbit Update DOU MPEC has been posted yet, so visit the MPC Status Page for possible explanation and check the MPC Mirror Page for alternate access to key pages, maybe including new MPECs.


MPEC 2010-N59 - "14:48 UT" - 2004 RR109


MPEC 2010-N58 - "00:06 UT" - Observations of Comets

Observers  on 14 July '10

A total of 51 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
834AAAA Buenos Aires Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 F4
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 J3, C/2009 K5, 103P, 10P
705Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2010 D4
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2010-N59 -- 2004 RR109
467Auckland Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 81P
I32Beta Orionis Obs. in Argentina, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 F4, 81P
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2006 S3
215Buchloe Obs. in Germany, 11 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 J3, P/2010 H2, P/2010 A5, C/2009 K2, C/2009 F2, C/2007 Q3-A, 149P, 116P, 81P, 74P, 10P
235CAST Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 K5, C/2007 Q3-A, 103P
B09Capannoli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2008 FK75, C/2006 Q1
B20Carmelita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 143P
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 15 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 J3, P/2010 H2, C/2010 G2, C/2009 UG89, C/2009 P2, C/2008 S3, C/2008 P1, C/2008 FK75, C/2007 Q3-A, C/2006 S3, C/2006 Q1, 236P, 126P, 103P, 81P
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 P2, C/2006 S3
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 9 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 J3, C/2008 S3, C/2007 Q3-A, 236P, 126P, 103P, 81P, 74P, 10P
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2010 G2, 103P
114Engelhardt Obs. Zelenchukskaya Station in Karachay-Cherkessia, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
157Frasso Sabino Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
372Geisei Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 A5
B83Gieres Obs. in France, 3 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2008 FK75, C/2007 Q3-A, 103P
J81Guirguillano Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
017Hoher List Obs. in Belgium, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 Y1
196Homburg-Erbach Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2006 S3
415Kambah Obs. in the Australian Capital Territory, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 F4
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
D95Kurihara Obs. in Japan, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 81P, 74P
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 6 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 A5, C/2009 UG89, C/2009 P2, C/2009 K2, C/2006 S3, 116P
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2006 S3
J38La Vara Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2007 Q3-A, 81P, 74P
B33Libbiano Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2010 G3, C/2010 G2
C10Maisoncelles Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2008 P1
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 8 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 UG89, C/2008 FK75, C/2007 Q3-A, C/2006 S3, 116P, 103P, 81P, 74P
945Monte Deva Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 K5, 81P
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2010-N59 -- 2004 RR109
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2007 M1, 143P
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2006 S3
C23Olmen Obs. in Belgium, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2007 Q3-A, 103P
B49Paus Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2007 VO53
J53Posadas Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 J3, C/2008 FK75, C/2007 Q3-A, C/2006 S3
D90RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 P1, C/2006 S3
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2008 FK75
461SZTE Asteroid Program in Hungary, 5 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2007 VO53, C/2007 Q3-A, C/2007 M1, C/2006 S3, C/2006 Q1
B74Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2008 FK75, 10P
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 UG89, C/2009 F2, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 S3, C/2006 Q1
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
G68Sierra Stars Obs. in northern California, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 5 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2010 G2, C/2009 Y1, C/2008 FK75, C/2006 S3, 10P
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 6 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2010 G3, C/2010 G2, P/2010 A5, C/2008 FK75, C/2007 Q3-A, C/2006 Q1
D96Tzec Maun Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 4 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- P/2010 H2, C/2009 P1, 81P, 74P
B42Vitebsk Obs. in Belarus, 1 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- C/2009 UG89
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 10 in MPECs 2010-N58 & 2010-N59 -- C/2010 H1, C/2010 G3, C/2010 D4, C/2010 D3, C/2009 F2, P/2008 Y3, 2004 RR109, 234P, 149P, 74P
A79Zvezdno Obshtestvo Obs. in Bulgaria, 2 in MPEC 2010-N58 -- 103P, 10P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 July '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2353 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 14 July '10

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

1625Grabbed MPEC 2010-N59 - 2004 RR109 - see above
0027Grabbed MPEC 2010-N58 - Observations of Comets - see above