Contents  on 4 August '10

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NEOCP Activity  on 4 August '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 12 listings: 7 new, 5 updated

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had seven new and five updated listings. Of these, five were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of nineteen 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 4 August '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2010-P22 - "23:23 UT" - 2009 MG10


MPEC 2010-P21 - "22:27 UT" - Comet P/1999 XB69 = 2010 C2 (LINEAR)


MPEC 2010-P20 - "14:14 UT" - 2010 PQ2


MPEC 2010-P19 - "14:03 UT" - 2010 PP2


MPEC 2010-P18 - "13:55 UT" - 2010 PO2


MPEC 2010-P17 - "13:44 UT" - 2010 ON101


MPEC 2010-P16 - "13:39 UT" - 2010 OM101


MPEC 2010-P15 - "13:32 UT" - 2010 OL101


<< DOU on 4 Aug. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-P14 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2010-P13 - "00:34 UT" - 2010 PJ

Observers  on 4 August '10

A total of 23 observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 9 in MPECs 2010-P13, 2010-P14, 2010-P15, 2010-P16, 2010-P17, 2010-P19 & 2010-P20 -- 2010 PQ2, 2010 PP2, 2010 PJ, 2010 ON101, 2010 OM101, 2010 OL101, 2010 OD101, 2010 OB, 2010 EV45
I77CEAMIG-REA in Brazil, 1 in MPEC 2010-P13 -- 2010 PJ
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 10 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2010 OC, 2002 QY6, 2002 OS4, 66146, 19764, 152558, 100926, 5786, 2212, 1865
807Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-P22 -- 2009 MG10
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2007 ML13
I11Gemini South Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-P22 -- 2009 MG10
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-P16 -- 2010 OM101
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2002 QY6
H15ISON-NM Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-P19 -- 2010 PP2
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 8 in MPECs 2010-P13, 2010-P14, 2010-P18, 2010-P19 & 2010-P20 -- 2010 PQ2, 2010 PP2, 2010 PO2, 2010 PJ, 2010 EV45, 2008 AT28, 2002 NE71, 138404
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2010 AE, 2007 ML13, 143381
304Las Campanas Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-P22 -- 2009 MG10
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-P13 -- 2010 PJ
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-P21 -- P/2010 C2
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-P13 -- 2010 PJ
854Sabino Canyon Obs. in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2010-P17, 2010-P18, 2010-P19 & 2010-P20 -- 2010 PQ2, 2010 PP2, 2010 PO2, 2010 ON101
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPECs 2010-P15 & 2010-P17 -- 2010 ON101, 2010 OL101
D21Shenton Park Obs. in Western Australia, 5 in MPECs 2010-P13, 2010-P14 & 2010-P18 -- 2010 PO2, 2010 PJ, 2010 OQ1, 2010 OC, 2010 OA
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2008 AT28, 2001 OT
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 5 in MPECs 2010-P14, 2010-P15, 2010-P16 & 2010-P17 -- 2010 ON101, 2010 OM101, 2010 OL101, 2010 OL100, 241370
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 7 in MPECs 2010-P14 & 2010-P17 -- 2010 ON101, 2010 OF101, 2010 GS7, 2010 FY80, 2010 DJ56, 2010 AE, 2000 PQ27
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 7 in MPECs 2010-P14, 2010-P15, 2010-P16, 2010-P17 & 2010-P21 -- 2010 ON101, 2010 OM101, 2010 OL101, 2010 MF1, 2010 KY39, 2010 CB55, P/2010 C2
198Wildberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-P14 -- 2010 EX119
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 4 August '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 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 4 August '10

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2010-P22 - 2009 MG10 - see above
2301Grabbed MPEC 2010-P21 - Comet P/1999 XB69 = 2010 C2 (LINEAR) - see above
1435Grabbed MPEC 2010-P14 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P15 - 2010 OL101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P16 - 2010 OM101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P17 - 2010 ON101 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P18 - 2010 PO2 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P19 - 2010 PP2 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-P20 - 2010 PQ2 - see above
0138Grabbed MPEC 2010-P13 - 2010 PJ - see above