Contents  on 22 March '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 22 March '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty. There were two listings noted earlier today.

New MPECs  on 22 March '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2011-F18 - "21:49 UT" - 2009 MF10

MPEC 2011-F17 - "21:42 UT" - 2010 FX86

<< DOU on 22 Mar. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-F16 - "07:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 22 March '11

Five observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2011-F16 -- 2011 EL51, 2011 EB12
304Las Campanas Obs. in Chile, 2 in MPECs 2011-F17 & 2011-F18 -- 2010 FX86, 2009 MF10
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-F16 -- 2011 BO59, 3122
461SZTE Asteroid Program in Hungary, 1 in MPEC 2011-F16 -- 208617
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-F16 -- 2011 AN16, 1999 TK12
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 22 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 22 March '11

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

2209Grabbed MPEC 2011-F17 - 2010 FX86 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-F18 - 2009 MF10 - see above
1538Grabbed MPEC 2011-F16 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0653Noted that the NEOCP has become empty