Contents  on 17 July '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 17 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, one was a "one nighter."

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 17 July '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 17 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-O07 - "07:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 17 July '11

Five observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
834AAAA Buenos Aires Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2011-O07 -- 3554
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 6 in MPEC 2011-O07 -- 2011 LC19, 2011 LA19, 2011 KN9, 2008 CM, 2005 AN26, 2004 LH
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-O07 -- 85953
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-O07 -- 159504
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 19 in MPEC 2011-O07 -- 2011 KP17, 2011 KN9, 2011 JP29, 2011 JA8, 2010 NJ1, 2009 WW104, 2004 LH, 2004 JO2, 37336, 275714, 267759, 20086, 163250, 162474, 137170, 7482, 1917, 1866, 1036
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 17 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 17 July '11

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

1615Grabbed MPEC 2011-O07 - Daily Orbit Update - see above