Contents  on 19 September '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 19 September '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, nineteen were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 47 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 19 September '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2349 UTC, there have been ten MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2011-S16 - "23:22 UT" - 2011 SR5


MPEC 2011-S15 - "23:20 UT" - 2011 SQ5


MPEC 2011-S14 - "23:18 UT" - 2011 SP5


MPEC 2011-S13 - "23:16 UT" - 2011 SO5


MPEC 2011-S12 - "23:14 UT" - 2011 SN5


MPEC 2011-S11 - "23:13 UT" - 2011 SM5


MPEC 2011-S10 - "23:10 UT" - 2000 AB6


MPEC 2011-S09 - "20:50 UT" - 2011 SG5


<< DOU on 19 Sept. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-S08 - "06:02 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2011-S07 - "01:14 UT" - 2004 RT109

Observers  on 19 September '11

Sixteen observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 OV4, 2011 OQ5
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 16 in MPECs 2011-S07, 2011-S08, 2011-S09 & 2011-S16 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SG5, 2011 QY39, 2011 QE48, 2011 QE38, 2011 HD63, 2008 VH, 2008 RG1, 2005 TR15, 2004 RT109, 2004 QB17, 2000 DQ110, 288914, 285625, 274855, 143678
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2011-S09 & 2011-S12 -- 2011 SN5, 2011 SG5
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 PT1, 2011 OV4, 2011 LJ19
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 54789, 54071, 277475
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 OR5
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 13 in MPECs 2011-S08, 2011-S10, 2011-S11, 2011-S12, 2011-S13, 2011-S14 & 2011-S15 -- 2011 SQ5, 2011 SP5, 2011 SO5, 2011 SN5, 2011 SM5, 2011 OX4, 2011 OL51, 2001 SO263, 2000 AB6, 18736, 175114, 152685, 143678
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 4 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 138524, 1917, 1036, 433
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 33 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 OA, 2011 NY, 2011 NP, 2011 MT, 2011 JA8, 2011 CH71, 2009 AV, 2008 VH, 2008 TR10, 2008 RJ1, 2004 JO2, 2003 MT9, 2000 CP101, 89959, 68348, 37336, 32906, 280136, 274855, 267759, 20086, 174050, 162913, 138524, 8567, 7482, 4596, 3988, 3288, 3103, 1917, 1036, 433
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 4 in MPECs 2011-S08 & 2011-S10 -- 2000 AB6, 285818, 170903, 4341
H23Pear Tree Obs. in Florida, 2 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 PT1, 2011 LJ19
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via RAS Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-S16 -- 2011 SR5
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 12 in MPECs 2011-S08, 2011-S09 & 2011-S12 -- 2011 SN5, 2011 SG5, 2011 RX, 2011 QZ13, 2011 QH50, 2011 QF14, 2011 QE2, 2011 PX, 2011 OR15, 2011 OJ10, 2010 CN1, 2009 US87
I93St. Pardon de Conques Obs. in France, 3 in MPECs 2011-S09, 2011-S10 & 2011-S16 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SG5, 2000 AB6
A98Taurus-1 Obs. in Belarus, 4 in MPEC 2011-S08 -- 2011 OV4, 2011 OQ5, 2011 LJ19, 2000 SH8
B18Terskol Obs. in Russia, 4 in MPECs 2011-S07, 2011-S09, 2011-S10 & 2011-S16 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SG5, 2004 RT109, 2000 AB6
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 19 September '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 19 September '11

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

2349Grabbed MPEC 2011-S15 - 2011 SQ5 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S16 - 2011 SR5 - see above
2320Grabbed MPEC 2011-S10 - 2000 AB6 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S11 - 2011 SM5 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S12 - 2011 SN5 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S13 - 2011 SO5 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S14 - 2011 SP5 - see above
2210Grabbed MPEC 2011-S09 - 2011 SG5 - see above
1511Grabbed MPEC 2011-S08 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
0441Grabbed MPEC 2011-S07 - 2004 RT109 - see above