Contents  on 10 August '10

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NEOCP Activity  on 10 August '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 6 listings: 4 new, 2 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had four new and two updated listings. Of these, three were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of seven 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 10 August '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2359 UTC, there have been three MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2010-P47 - "23:21 UT" - 2009 EO2


MPEC 2010-P46 - "16:16 UT" - 2010 OK126


<< DOU on 10 Aug. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-P45 - "06:12 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 10 August '10

Seventeen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PJ9
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 13 in MPECs 2010-P45 & 2010-P47 -- 2010 PQ2, 2010 PP2, 2010 PM9, 2010 PM10, 2010 PL9, 2010 PJ9, 2010 OC, 2010 OB, 2010 NY65, 2010 GZ33, 2010 CB55, 2009 EO2, 2004 XH29
A74Bergen-Enkheim Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PY22
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 MF1
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 9 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PY22, 2010 OC, 2010 LE15, 2009 WC26, 2009 AV, 2002 NE71, 2000 AA6, 87311, 143381
F654Jim Bedient in Hawaii via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 3 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PM9, 2010 OB, 2010 MQ1
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 CB55
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 14 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PM9, 2010 PM10, 2010 OC, 2010 EV45, 2008 AT28, 2007 ML13, 2002 TC70, 66008, 54789, 242211, 168378, 141851, 4197, 3122
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 143381
A53Peschiera del Garda Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2002 QY6, 2002 NE71, 161998
D29Purple Mtn. Obs. Xuyi Station in China, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 CJ171
473Remanzacco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 2010 PY22
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 5 in MPECs 2010-P45 & 2010-P46 -- 2010 OK126, 2010 HC, 2009 CN5, 232382, 230118
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-P46 -- 2010 OK126
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 6 in MPECs 2010-P45 & 2010-P46 -- 2010 PM9, 2010 ON101, 2010 OK126, 2010 OF101, 2010 NY65, 2010 LR33
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 1 in MPEC 2010-P46 -- 2010 OK126
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 1 in MPEC 2010-P45 -- 162980
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 10 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 10 August '10

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2010-P47 - 2009 EO2 - see above
1620Grabbed MPEC 2010-P46 - 2010 OK126 - see above
1450Grabbed MPEC 2010-P45 - Daily Orbit Update - see above