Contents  on 16 August '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 16 August '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 16 August '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 16 Aug. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-Q01 - "06:01 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 16 August '11

Five observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 22 in MPEC 2011-Q01 -- 2011 PS, 2011 PO1, 2011 OQ5, 2011 OM5, 2011 OA, 2011 NZ, 2011 NP, 2011 MV1, 2011 MT, 2011 MK, 2011 KN9, 2011 JP29, 2011 JK, 2011 JA8, 2011 CG2, 2009 WR6, 2008 TR10, 2008 SO, 2007 LQ19, 2005 XY, 2004 RX10, 2000 CP101
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 1 in MPEC 2011-Q01 -- 2009 AV
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-Q01 -- 2011 OJ45
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 3 in MPEC 2011-Q01 -- 39572, 276274, 4183
H23Pear Tree Obs. in Florida, 1 in MPEC 2011-Q01 -- 2000 CP101
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 16 August '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 16 August '11

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

1550Grabbed MPEC 2011-Q01 - Daily Orbit Update - see above