Contents  on 30 August '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 30 August '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 5 listings: 3 new, 2 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new and two updated listings. Of these, two were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of six 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 30 August '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 30 Aug. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-Q41 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 30 August '10

Eleven observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 8 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2010 PY22, 2010 PM9, 2010 OD101, 2010 OC, 2010 EX119, 2009 WC26, 2006 BN6, 2003 YO3
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 152558
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 11 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2010 KZ117, 2007 VG189, 2002 EY2, 237442, 23187, 143381, 7336, 5786, 4055, 3752, 1865
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 5 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2010 PY75, 2010 PR66, 2010 PM9, 2010 OL101, 2010 OK126
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 237442, 4055
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2007 LL, 100926
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 7 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 19764, 154029, 152558, 6239, 4954, 4055, 3122
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2010 MF1, 2007 VG189, 4055, 3752
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2010 NR1
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 3 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2007 LL, 2002 OS4, 2002 NE71
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2010-Q41 -- 2006 BN6, 4055
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 30 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 30 August '10

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

1500Grabbed MPEC 2010-Q41 - Daily Orbit Update - see above