Contents  on 27 May '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 27 May '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 69 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had 69 objects listed. Of these, 31 were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 87 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 27 May '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2011-K36 - "23:58 UT" - 2011 KG13


MPEC 2011-K35 - "22:15 UT" - 2011 KR12


MPEC 2011-K34 - "21:38 UT" - 2011 KQ12


<< DOU on 27 May '11 >>  MPEC 2011-K33 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2011-K32 - "01:38 UT" - 2011 KL12

Observers  on 27 May '11

A total of 23 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2011-K33 & 2011-K36 -- 2011 KG13, 2007 LQ19, 2006 SV134, 66391
807|Robert Holmes via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 2 in MPECs 2011-K32 & 2011-K35 -- 2011 KR12, 2011 KL12
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 6 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 KH4, 2011 HL7, 2011 EZ78, 2011 ED78, 37336, 20086
H26Doc Greiner Research Obs. (DGRO) in Wisconsin, 3 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 KG4, 2011 KF4, 2011 KE
639Dresden Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 20086, 4954
J04ESA Optical Ground Station (ESA OGS) in the Canary Islands, 3 in MPECs 2011-K32, 2011-K33 & 2011-K34 -- 2011 KQ12, 2011 KL12, 2008 AS28
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-K36 -- 2011 KG13
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2008 TR10
682Kanab Obs. in Utah, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 JA8
046Klet Obs. in the Czech Republic, 7 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 JR13, 2011 HQ, 2011 HP, 2011 HO, 2011 GQ65, 2011 EZ78, 2010 TU5
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 8 in MPECs 2011-K32 & 2011-K33 -- 2011 KN9, 2011 KL12, 2011 KF9, 2011 JR13, 2011 JA8, 2006 UQ217, 20086, 169675
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 EZ78
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2011-K33 & 2011-K34 -- 2011 KQ12, 2011 GQ59, 278327, 4954
F51Pan-STARRS 1 in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 154229
H06|Hidetaka Sato in Japan via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-K32 -- 2011 KL12
461SZTE Asteroid Program in Hungary, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 KG4
104San Marcello Pistoiese Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-K32 -- 2011 KL12
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-K35 -- 2011 KR12
510Siegen Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 KE
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 3 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2010 TV149, 37336, 267494
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 GZ54, 175189
I93St. Pardon de Conques Obs. in France, 2 in MPECs 2011-K32 & 2011-K36 -- 2011 KL12, 2011 KG13
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2011-K33 -- 2011 EZ78, 162463
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 27 May '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 27 May '11

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2011-K36 - 2011 KG13 - see above
2233Grabbed MPEC 2011-K35 - 2011 KR12 - see above
2204Grabbed MPEC 2011-K34 - 2011 KQ12 - see above
1435Grabbed MPEC 2011-K33 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0143Grabbed MPEC 2011-K32 - 2011 KL12 - see above