Contents  on 3 August '10

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NEOCP Activity  on 3 August '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 17 listings: 10 new, 7 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had ten new and seven updated listings. Of these, seven were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 29 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 August '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2010-P12 - "12:27 UT" - 2010 OF101


MPEC 2010-P11 - "12:20 UT" - 2010 OE101


MPEC 2010-P10 - "12:18 UT" - 2010 OD101


MPEC 2010-P09 - "12:15 UT" - 2010 OC101


MPEC 2010-P08 - "12:12 UT" - 2010 OB101


MPEC 2010-P07 - "12:07 UT" - 2010 OA101


<< DOU on 3 Aug. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-P06 - "06:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 August '10

Twelve observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 9 in MPECs 2010-P06, 2010-P07, 2010-P08, 2010-P09, 2010-P10, 2010-P11 & 2010-P12 -- 2010 OF101, 2010 OE101, 2010 OD101, 2010 OC101, 2010 OB101, 2010 OA101, 2010 NB2, 2010 GS7, 2000 YK4
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2010 LE15, 2002 QY6, 143381, 100926, 3752
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 2 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2007 ML13, 9202
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2002 OS4
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2010 EV45, 2008 AT28, 5011
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2010 NU1
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 3 in MPECs 2010-P06, 2010-P07 & 2010-P11 -- 2010 OL100, 2010 OE101, 2010 OA101
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2010 FO92
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 1 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2002 NE71
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2010-P07, 2010-P08, 2010-P11 & 2010-P12 -- 2010 OF101, 2010 OE101, 2010 OB101, 2010 OA101
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 6 in MPECs 2010-P07, 2010-P08, 2010-P09, 2010-P10, 2010-P11 & 2010-P12 -- 2010 OF101, 2010 OE101, 2010 OD101, 2010 OC101, 2010 OB101, 2010 OA101
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2010-P06 -- 2010 MF1, 2010 FO92
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 August '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 August '10

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

1456Grabbed MPEC 2010-P06 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P07 - 2010 OA101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P08 - 2010 OB101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P09 - 2010 OC101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P10 - 2010 OD101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P11 - 2010 OE101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P12 - 2010 OF101 - see above