Contents  on 19 February '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 19 February '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (checked at 2356 UTC). It was last noted active on February 16th.

New MPECs  on 19 February '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2356 UTC, there have been seven MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MPEC 2011-D17 - "23:27 UT" - PHAs

MPEC 2011-D16 - "23:27 UT" - Unusual Minor Planets

MPEC 2011-D15 - "23:27 UT" - Amors

MPEC 2011-D14 - "23:27 UT" - Atens and Apollos

MPEC 2011-D13 - "23:18 UT" - Observable Comets

MPEC 2011-D12 - "13:14 UT" - 2011 BX59

<< DOU on 19 Feb. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-D11 - "07:09 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 19 February '11

Three observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-D12 -- 2011 BX59
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 3 in MPECs 2011-D11 & 2011-D12 -- 2011 BX59, 2011 BV15, 36284
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 10 in MPEC 2011-D11 -- 2011 CZ6, 2011 CY7, 2011 CY6, 2011 CY3, 2011 CL33, 2011 CA4, 2008 BP16, 2003 WX87, 2002 TD60, 1999 PJ1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 February '11

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2356 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 February '11

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

2356Grabbed MPEC 2011-D13 - Observable Comets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-D14 - Atens and Apollos - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-D15 - Amors - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-D16 - Unusual Minor Planets - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-D17 - PHAs - see above
1705Grabbed MPEC 2011-D11 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-D12 - 2011 BX59 - see above