Contents  on 22 September '10


The latest A/CC news is available via framed access, RSS news feed RSS news feed, or redirection. - Note: A/CC has a main Web site and also a backup site with its own duplicate RSS news feed.

Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 22 September '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 2 new

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new listings. Of these, one was a "one nighter." 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 22 September '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-S37 - "19:46 UT" - 2010 PT66

MPEC 2010-S36 - "16:19 UT" - 2010 BK118

<< DOU on 22 Sept. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-S35 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 22 September '10

Seventeen observing facilities appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 9 in MPECs 2010-S35 & 2010-S36 -- 2010 SD, 2010 SA12, 2010 RP80, 2010 RN80, 2010 MW1, 2010 MF1, 2010 LR68, 2010 JE, 2010 BK118
300Bisei Spaceguard Center in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 8 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 2010 PM10, 2010 MR87, 2010 MF1, 2007 VG189, 2001 SA270, 2000 TJ1, 2000 PQ27, 53789
807Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-S37 -- 2010 PT66
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
240Herrenberg Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 152952
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 2010 MR87
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2010-S35 & 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118, 162269
688Lowell Obs. Anderson Mesa Station in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-S37 -- 2010 PT66
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 1999 TK12
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
H11Rodeo Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
6735Jim Young via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2010-S36 -- 2010 BK118
A98Taurus-1 Obs. in Belarus, 1 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 1997 GL3
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 5 in MPEC 2010-S35 -- 2010 PM10, 2000 TJ1, 53789, 241370, 152952
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 22 September '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 22 September '10

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

2108Grabbed MPEC 2010-S37 - 2010 PT66 - see above
1732Grabbed MPEC 2010-S36 - 2010 BK118 - see above
1522Grabbed MPEC 2010-S35 - Daily Orbit Update - see above