Contents  on 25 September '10


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NEOCP Activity  on 25 September '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 3 listings: 3 new

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three new listings.

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 25 September '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2010-S48 - "14:20 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2010-S47 - "14:20 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-S46 - "14:20 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2010-S45 - "14:20 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2010-S44 - "14:15 UT" - Distant Minor Planets

MPEC 2010-S43 - "14:11 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 25 Sept. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-S42 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 25 September '10

Nine observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
J20Aravaca Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 154029
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 6 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 RN80, 2010 RM42, 2010 RC130, 2010 RA91, 2010 PM10, 2005 WK4
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 9 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 89830, 65679, 248083, 199145, 153842, 4954, 4401, 4197, 3200
I113program code 3 via Gemini South Obs. in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 FJ81
G89Kachina Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 RA91
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 1 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 QE2
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 2 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 RW3, 2010 RJ64
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 1 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 4197
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 2 in MPEC 2010-S42 -- 2010 RC130, 154029
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 25 September '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2358 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 25 September '10

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

1503Grabbed MPEC 2010-S42 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S43 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S44 - Distant Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S45 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S46 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S47 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2010-S48 - PHAs - see above