Contents  on 19 March '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 19 March '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 3 listings: 2 new, 1 updated

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two new and one updated listings. Of these, two were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of nine listings on the NEOCP today.

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 March '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 19 Mar. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-F05 - "07:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 19 March '11

Seven observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 7 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 2011 EW29, 2011 EM11, 2011 CY6, 2010 UX7, 2008 FT6, 2004 FU4, 1999 TK12
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 5 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 2011 EW29, 2011 EM51, 2011 CY6, 2011 BK24, 4401
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 2011 EW74
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 2 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 137170, 3554
J87La Canada Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 175706, 3122
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 2011 EW74
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 3 in MPEC 2011-F05 -- 2011 EW74, 2011 BE38, 1999 TK12
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 March '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 March '11

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

1609Grabbed MPEC 2011-F05 - Daily Orbit Update - see above