Contents  on 23 September '10

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NEOCP Activity  on 23 September '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 4 listings: 3 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new and one updated listings. So far The Tracking News has counted a total of five 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 23 September '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2010-S39 - "19:25 UT" - Comet 103P/Hartley


<< DOU on 23 Sept. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-S38 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 23 September '10

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

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-S38 -- 2010 RC130
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 4 in MPEC 2010-S38 -- 2010 SF, 2010 RM42, 2010 RJ4, 2010 PM10
B88Bigmuskie Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-S38 -- 2010 RC130, 2010 MR87
300Bisei Spaceguard Center in Japan, 26 in MPEC 2010-S38 -- 2010 SJ, 2010 RN80, 2010 RM42, 2010 RB130, 2010 PR66, 2010 PM10, 2010 MF1, 2010 LY63, 2007 VG189, 2007 TY18, 2002 OS4, 2002 NE71, 2000 TJ1, 2000 PQ27, 1997 GL3, 66146, 237442, 161998, 154029, 153842, 152952, 143381, 6239, 4055, 3122, 2212
B59Borken Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
B96Brixiis Obs. in Belgium, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 11 in MPECs 2010-S38 & 2010-S39 -- 89830, 65679, 243147, 219071, 199145, 162269, 152952, 138847, 5869, 4197, 103P
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
J01Cielo Profundo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2010-S38 -- 2010 LY63
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 5 in MPECs 2010-S38 & 2010-S39 -- 66146, 152558, 143381, 4055, 103P
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
J38La Vara Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
152Moletai Obs. in Lithuania, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
C23Olmen Obs. in Belgium, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 5 in MPECs 2010-S38 & 2010-S39 -- 1997 GL3, 4954, 4401, 3200, 103P
A97Stammersdorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
H10Tzec Maun Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 4 in MPECs 2010-S38 & 2010-S39 -- 89830, 66146, 242211, 103P
940Waterlooville Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-S39 -- 103P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 23 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 23 September '10

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

2007Grabbed MPEC 2010-S39 - Comet 103P/Hartley - see above
1619Grabbed MPEC 2010-S38 - Daily Orbit Update - see above