Contents  on 31 July '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 31 July '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 19 listings: 11 new, 8 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had eleven new and eight updated listings. Of these, three 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 31 July '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 31 July '10 >>  MPEC 2010-O52 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 31 July '10

Eight observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 2010 OB
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 2010 OC
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 85818, 152558
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 4954
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 2005 RR6
C27Pallerols Obs., 2 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 85989, 161998
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 88188
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 24 in MPEC 2010-O52 -- 2010 OS22, 2010 GV147, 2010 GK23, 2010 FL, 2010 FJ81, 2010 FH81, 2010 FB81, 2010 FA81, 2010 DM56, 2010 CM, 2010 CH18, 2010 BH2, 2007 MK13, 2006 OU10, 2006 BT7, 2005 NP1, 2004 QU24, 2003 QH5, 2001 XD, 2000 TJ1, 1999 XX262, 27346, 162903, 138013
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 31 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 31 July '10

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

1449Grabbed MPEC 2010-O52 - Daily Orbit Update - see above