Contents  on 26 July '11


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Navigation tips: Use the << and >> arrows on the menus for each regular section (Observers, Risks, etc.) to move to the previous and next day's news for that section. Use the Index menu item to access specific days through a calendar interface. And use the all-up news archive to access news from any time since A/CC began in early 2002. To keep track of what's new each day, watch the Chronology section.

NEOCP Activity  on 26 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 17 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had seventeen objects listed. Of these, five 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 26 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. No Daily Orbit Update DOU MPEC has been posted yet, so visit the MPC Status Page for possible explanation.

MPEC 2011-O31 - "22:55 UT" - Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova

Observers  on 26 July '11

Seven observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
J01Cielo Profundo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
E16Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
E07Murrumbateman Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
B51Vallauris Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 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 26 July '11

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

2307Grabbed MPEC 2011-O31 - Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova - see above