Contents on 26 July '11
- IAU Minor Planet Center
- Observers -- seven observers
- Impact Risk Monitoring -- nothing to report
- Consolidated Risk Tables - the CRT page
Of 403 risk-listed objects, 7 have had news in the last 31 days. Updated at 1415 UTC on 26 July.
- Earth's Busy Neighborhood Traffic Report
One object is known to be within ten LD of Earth today. Updated at 2131 UTC on 26 July.
- Ephemerides for risk-rated and nearby objects
- News image catalog
- Old & new CRT Archive
- Old News Archive & Small Objects Archive
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
- 0045P 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova (q=0.530 AU, Q=5.513 AU, TP=2011 Sept. 28.78082 TT) from Ageo Obs. (July 9.73-74p2), Murrumbateman Obs. (July 23.49-50p2), Grove Creek Obs. (July 23.55-56p2), Chante-Perdrix Obs. (July 23.97p3), Cielo Profundo Obs. (July 24.09-12p3), Vallauris Obs. (July 26.03-05p3), and Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) (July 26.29-30p4)
Observers on 26 July '11
Seven observers appear in today's MPEC.
|Code||Observer / observatory|
|349||Ageo Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|A77||Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|J01||Cielo Profundo Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|E16||Grove Creek Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|E07||Murrumbateman Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|H45||Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-O31 -- 45P|
|B51||Vallauris 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.
|2307||Grabbed MPEC 2011-O31 - Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova - see above|