Contents  on 20 January '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 20 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 20 January '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

<< DOU on 20 Jan. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-B18 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 20 January '11

Five observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 4 in MPEC 2011-B18 -- 2010 XX58, 2010 XL69, 2010 XJ, 2001 JW2
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-B18 -- 259221
046Klet Obs. in the Czech Republic, 2 in MPEC 2011-B18 -- 2010 LF86, 152563
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-B18 -- 261938
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-B18 -- 259802
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 20 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 20 January '11

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

1638Grabbed MPEC 2011-B18 - Daily Orbit Update - see above