Contents  on 10 September '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 10 September '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 2 listings

When last checked at 2347 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had two objects listed. Both of these were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of four 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 10 September '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2347 UTC, there have been four MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

MPEC 2011-R39 - "18:31 UT" - 2001 GT2

<< DOU on 10 Sept. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-R38 - "06:07 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

MPEC 2011-R37 - "03:43 UT" - 2011 RR12

MPEC 2011-R36 - "03:02 UT" - 2010 TY53

Observers  on 10 September '11

A total of 20 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 5 in MPECs 2011-R36 & 2011-R38 -- 2011 QE48, 2011 QA14, 2011 PS, 2011 OY17, 2010 TY53
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 138524
F65$Ernesto Guido in Italy via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
F657Paul Roche in Wales via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-R36 -- 2010 TY53
203GiaGa Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2011 QS2, 2011 QE38, 2011 OQ5
I16IAA-AI Atacama in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2009 OO9
C32Ka-Dar Obs. TAU Station in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
J75La Sagra Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2011 PS
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-R39 -- 2001 GT2
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2011 OV4, 2011 OQ5, 37336, 283460, 138524, 1036
583Odessa-Mayaki Obs. in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2009 AV
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 8 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2011 GA55, 2008 RJ1, 2008 EB32, 274855, 190491, 152685, 136923, 3988
104San Marcello Pistoiese Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2011 QY39
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
645Sloan Digital Sky Survey in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 136617
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 2008 RG1, 143678
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2011-R37 & 2011-R38 -- 2011 RR12, 2011 QY11, 2011 QE2
I93St. Pardon de Conques Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
6731program code 1 via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2011-R38 -- 1036
B18Terskol Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2011-R37 -- 2011 RR12
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 10 September '11

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2347 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 10 September '11

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

1916Grabbed MPEC 2011-R39 - 2001 GT2 - see above
1522Grabbed MPEC 2011-R38 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0427Grabbed MPEC 2011-R36 - 2010 TY53 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-R37 - 2011 RR12 - see above