Contents  on 27 October '10

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Radar Astrometry  on 27 October '10

Radar observation of one object

The JPL Solar System Dynamics Group Radar Astrometry database has added or updated the following small-body radar observing work:

Data update noted at 0158 UTC when the database was dated 26 Oct.

NEOCP Activity  on 27 October '10

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings: 1 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2118 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one new and one updated listing. Of these, one was a "one nighter."

New MPECs  on 27 October '10

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2118 UTC, there has been one MPEC posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

<< DOU on 27 Oct. '10 >>  MPEC 2010-U39 - "06:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 27 October '10

Seventeen observing facilities appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
251Arecibo in Puerto Rico, 1 in radar -- 2010 UP
B75Betelgeuse Station in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TX168, 2007 RU17, 2003 UV11
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 7 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TM3, 88959, 250162, 219071, 153842, 100926, 5869
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. in Wisconsin, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TX168
639Dresden Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TJ7, 2007 RU17
203GiaGa Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 UD, 2010 TX168, 2010 TC55, 2010 RN80, 2010 RA147
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 UD
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2007 RU17
J37Huelva Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2003 UV11, 65679
J28Jaen Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TC55
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TV149, 2010 MR87
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 100926
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 PM10, 168378
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TC54
587Sormano Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 UP, 2010 UD
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 5 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2005 WE, 2004 TR12, 250706, 248926, 4055
G56Walnut Creek Obs. in northern California, 2 in MPEC 2010-U39 -- 2010 TF54, 153814
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 27 October '10

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2118 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 27 October '10

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

1756Grabbed MPEC 2010-U39 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0158Noted that the NEOCP has become active
Noted Radar Astrometry database update - see above