Contents  on 7 July '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 7 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 4 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had four objects listed. Of these, three 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 7 July '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-N31 - "18:51 UT" - Comet C/2011 N2 (McNaught)


MPEC 2011-N30 - "18:47 UT" - 2002 GM2


MPEC 2011-N29 - "18:11 UT" - Comet P/2011 N1


MPEC 2011-N28 - "11:41 UT" - 2011 NY


<< DOU on 7 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-N27 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 7 July '11

Nineteen observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
I08Alianza S4 Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2011-N29 -- P/2011 N1
7057Krisztian Sarneczky via Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2007 AS2, 2006 YD
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 14 in MPECs 2011-N27 & 2011-N28 -- 2011 NY, 2011 NP, 2011 ND, 2011 MZ2, 2011 MY2, 2011 MW2, 2011 MU, 2011 MO4, 2011 MN4, 2011 ME, 2011 LC19, 2011 LA19, 2011 JA8, 2011 HP
807|Robert Holmes via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 2 in MPECs 2011-N29 & 2011-N31 -- C/2011 N2, P/2011 N1
I19El Gato Gris Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2011-N31 -- C/2011 N2
114Engelhardt Obs. Zelenchukskaya Station in Karachay-Cherkessia, 1 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 4034
E10Faulkes Telescope South in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2011-N29 & 2011-N31 -- C/2011 N2, P/2011 N1
I16IAA-AI Atacama in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2011-N29 -- P/2011 N1
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 3 in MPECs 2011-N27 & 2011-N28 -- 2011 NY, 2008 VH, 2008 LV16
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 1984 QY1
644NEAT's Mt. Palomar telescope in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2006 SQ78
608NEAT's USAF Haleakala telescope in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2006 SQ78
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 4 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2011 LA19, 2005 TR15, 170903, 106589
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 2 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2011 EZ78, 2011 DL19
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-N28 -- 2011 NY
H06|Hidetaka Sato in Japan via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2011 LJ19, 2011 CG2
D90`Kevin Hills in England via RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 2 in MPECs 2011-N29 & 2011-N31 -- C/2011 N2, P/2011 N1
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2011 KP17, 20086, 2102
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2011-N30 & 2011-N31 -- C/2011 N2, 2002 GM2
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2011-N27 -- 2011 KP17, 68348
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 7 July '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 7 July '11

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

2007Grabbed MPEC 2011-N31 - Comet C/2011 N2 (McNaught) - see above
1906Grabbed MPEC 2011-N30 - 2002 GM2 - see above
1830Grabbed MPEC 2011-N29 - Comet P/2011 N1 - see above
1623Grabbed MPEC 2011-N27 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-N28 - 2011 NY - see above