Contents  on 19 January '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 19 January '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing: 1 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one updated listing. This was a "one nighter."

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 19 January '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2011-B17 - "23:17 UT" - 2008 CM20

MPEC 2011-B16 - "19:42 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2011-B15 - "19:42 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2011-B14 - "19:42 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2011-B13 - "19:42 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2011-B12 - "19:31 UT" - Observable Comets

<< DOU on 19 Jan. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-B11 - "07:11 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 19 January '11

Four observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2011-B11 -- 2011 AO75, 174050
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2011-B11 & 2011-B17 -- 2011 AL37, 2008 CM20
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 1 in MPEC 2011-B11 -- 2011 AO52
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-B11 -- 2011 AO75
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 January '11

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 19 January '11

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2011-B17 - 2008 CM20 - see above
2022Grabbed MPEC 2011-B12 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-B13 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-B14 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-B15 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-B16 - PHAs - see above
1649Grabbed MPEC 2011-B11 - Daily Orbit Update - see above