Contents  on 23 July '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 23 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one object listed.

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 23 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 23 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-O26 - "07:08 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 23 July '11

Eight observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
7057Krisztian Sarneczky via Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2005 RO33
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 17 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2011 OA, 2011 NZ, 2011 NY, 2011 NP, 2011 MW1, 2011 MV1, 2011 MT, 2011 MO4, 2011 MK, 2011 LX10, 2011 LJ1, 2011 LC19, 2011 KH4, 2011 KC15, 2011 JP29, 2011 GZ54, 2006 QY110
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2102
807|Robert Holmes via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 6 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2011 OB, 2011 NZ, 2011 NP, 2011 KQ12, 2011 FB29, 2011 BA45
434San Benedetto Po Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 1917
645Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) in New Mexico, 7 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2009 ST19, 2008 XN, 2007 VT6, 2004 VB, 2002 EY2, 162695, 9856
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 2 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 1917, 1036
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 3 in MPEC 2011-O26 -- 2011 JP29, 2102, 1917
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 23 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 23 July '11

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

1435Grabbed MPEC 2011-O26 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Noted that the NEOCP has become active