Contents  on 18 July '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 18 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

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

New MPECs  on 18 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-O09 - "12:09 UT" - 2011 NO1

<< DOU on 18 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-O08 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 18 July '11

Ten observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 4 in MPECs 2011-O08 & 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1, 2011 LJ1, 2011 KN9, 2005 XY
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2011-O08 -- 2008 TR10, 1917
F657Paul Roche in Wales via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
E10Faulkes Telescope South in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
H15ISON-NM Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 1 in MPEC 2011-O08 -- 2006 UQ217
I89Nerpio Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPECs 2011-O08 & 2011-O09 -- 2011 NP, 2011 NO1
6734Mike Hicks via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2011-O09 -- 2011 NO1
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 18 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 18 July '11

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

1501Grabbed MPEC 2011-O08 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O09 - 2011 NO1 - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become empty