Contents  on 27 July '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 27 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 25 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had 25 objects listed. Of these, thirteen were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 35 listings on the NEOCP today.

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 27 July '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2359 UTC, there have been eleven MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2011-O42 - "23:21 UT" - Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova


MPEC 2011-O41 - "22:50 UT" - 2004 RX10


MPEC 2011-O40 - "22:43 UT" - Eleven New TNOs


MPEC 2011-O39 - "16:31 UT" - 2011 OY4


MPEC 2011-O38 - "16:29 UT" - 2011 OX4


MPEC 2011-O37 - "16:27 UT" - 2011 OW4


MPEC 2011-O36 - "16:25 UT" - 2011 OV4


<< DOU on 27 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-O35 - "07:17 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2011-O34 - "02:16 UT" - Four New TNOs


MPEC 2011-O33 - "02:07 UT" - 2004 KZ18


MPEC 2011-O32 - "01:51 UT" - 2004 VK78

Observers  on 27 July '11

A total of 28 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
7057Krisztian Sarneczky via Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 7 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2007 VD184, 2007 UR51, 2006 TR7, 2005 TE15, 2002 VS14, 2002 UK11, 2001 SK9
E23Arcadia Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O36 -- 2011 OV4
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 9 in MPECs 2011-O35, 2011-O36 & 2011-O37 -- 2011 OW4, 2011 OV4, 2011 OE, 2011 NZ, 2011 NP, 2011 LD19, 2010 XO56, 2005 WC1, 2005 EY95
703Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2010 UX95
3092Brett Gladman via Cerro Paranal in Chile, 4 in MPECs 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2004 OS15, 2004 OR15, 2004 KL19, 2004 HO79
807-program code "-" (22) via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 2 in MPECs 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2004 OS15, 2004 KM19
807|Robert Holmes via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 21 in MPECs 2011-O35, 2011-O36 & 2011-O38 -- 2011 OX4, 2011 OV4, 2011 OE, 2011 OB, 2011 NZ, 2011 KF4, 2011 HT, 2011 HO, 2011 GA55, 2011 DS9, 2011 CH71, 2009 BB11, 2008 EP6, 2007 YF1, 2006 UQ217, 2006 KV89, 2005 AB, 2002 GM2, 2002 CM1, 2001 QP181, 2001 MQ3
958Dax Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-O42 -- 45P
F65$Ernesto Guido in Italy via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2011-O36 & 2011-O42 -- 2011 OV4, 45P
F65%Tim Lister in southern California via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-O39 -- 2011 OY4
F657Paul Roche in Wales via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2011-O37 & 2011-O39 -- 2011 OY4, 2011 OW4
E10Faulkes Telescope South in New South Wales, 2 in MPECs 2011-O36 & 2011-O38 -- 2011 OX4, 2011 OV4
E94Gisborne Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2011-O42 -- 45P
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-O41 -- 2004 RX10
6959Joel Parker via Kitt Peak Natl. Obs. (KPNO) in Arizona, 12 in MPECs 2011-O33, 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2006 WG206, 2005 RH52, 2005 LC54, 2005 JK186, 2005 CG81, 2004 OS15, 2004 OR15, 2004 KZ18, 2004 KM19, 2004 KL19, 2004 HP79, 2004 HO79
950/Brett Gladman via La Palma in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2011-O32 -- 2004 VK78
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O36 -- 2011 OV4
5684program code 4 on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 11 in MPECs 2011-O32, 2011-O33, 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2004 VK78, 2004 QH29, 2004 QG29, 2004 OS15, 2004 OR15, 2004 KZ18, 2004 KM19, 2004 KL19, 2004 HQ79, 2004 HP79, 2004 HO79
568{JJ Kavelaars on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 8 in MPECs 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2006 WG206, 2005 LC54, 2005 JK186, 2005 CH81, 2005 CG81, 2004 QH29, 2004 QG29, 2004 HO79
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2010 UX95
6758Brett Gladman via Mt. Palomar in southern California, 13 in MPECs 2011-O34 & 2011-O40 -- 2006 WG206, 2005 RH52, 2005 LC54, 2005 JK186, 2005 CH81, 2005 CG81, 2004 QH29, 2004 QG29, 2004 OS15, 2004 OR15, 2004 KL19, 2004 HQ79, 2004 HP79
E07Murrumbateman Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-O42 -- 45P
644NEAT's Mt. Palomar telescope in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 1991 XB
I89Nerpio Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-O36 -- 2011 OV4
C27Pallerols Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 4596
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 6 in MPECs 2011-O35, 2011-O37 & 2011-O39 -- 2011 OY4, 2011 OW4, 2008 UC95, 88263, 216115, 5731
B49Paus Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2011 OA
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 2 in MPECs 2011-O35 & 2011-O42 -- 2008 VH, 45P
5611Janos Kelemen via Piszkesteto Station in Hungary, 1 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2008 VH
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-O42 -- 45P
E12Siding Spring Survey (SSS) in New South Wales, 13 in MPECs 2011-O35, 2011-O38 & 2011-O42 -- 2011 OX4, 2011 OB, 2011 LA19, 2011 EZ78, 2009 UX19, 2002 CM1, 2000 RN77, 25330, 169675, 7889, 4957, 1566, 45P
H53Thompsonville Obs. in Illinois, 3 in MPEC 2011-O35 -- 2006 YD, 68348, 20086
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 27 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 27 July '11

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

2329Grabbed MPEC 2011-O42 - Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova - see above
2300Grabbed MPEC 2011-O40 - Eleven New TNOs - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O41 - 2004 RX10 - see above
1749Grabbed MPEC 2011-O36 - 2011 OV4 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O37 - 2011 OW4 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O38 - 2011 OX4 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O39 - 2011 OY4 - see above
1528Grabbed MPEC 2011-O35 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0432Grabbed MPEC 2011-O33 - 2004 KZ18 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-O34 - Four New TNOs - see above
0158Grabbed MPEC 2011-O32 - 2004 VK78 - see above