Contents  on 9 July '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 9 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 3 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had three objects listed. Of these, two were "one nighters."

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 9 July '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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

MPEC 2011-N37 - "11:34 UT" - 2008 KD6

<< DOU on 9 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-N36 - "07:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 9 July '11

Thirteen observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2011 LA19, 2011 GA62
157Frasso Sabino Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2011 MK, 138524
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2011 JA8
F51Pan-STARRS 1 in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 138524
H06|Hidetaka Sato in Japan via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 4581
D90`Kevin Hills in England via RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2011 MW1
I20Rio Cuarto Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 169675
104San Marcello Pistoiese Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-N37 -- 2008 KD6
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 280136, 7482
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2002 XU66
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 2 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2009 UX19, 2002 XU66
G68Sierra Stars Obs. in northern California, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2011 LC19
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-N36 -- 2008 LV16
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 9 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 9 July '11

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

1542Grabbed MPEC 2011-N36 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-N37 - 2008 KD6 - see above