Contents  on 25 September '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 25 September '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 44 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had 44 objects listed. Of these, 31 were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 66 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 25 September '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2011-S71 - "23:40 UT" - 2011 SU68


MPEC 2011-S70 - "22:33 UT" - 2011 SP68


MPEC 2011-S69 - "22:11 UT" - 2011 SM68


MPEC 2011-S68 - "22:09 UT" - 2011 SK68


MPEC 2011-S67 - "22:06 UT" - 2011 SJ68


MPEC 2011-S66 - "21:10 UT" - 2011 SZ21


MPEC 2011-S65 - "19:21 UT" - 2011 SU67


MPEC 2011-S64 - "19:08 UT" - 2011 SS67


<< DOU on 25 Sept. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-S63 - "06:03 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 25 September '11

A total of 27 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
B03Alter Satzberg Obs. in Austria, 2 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SR25
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 SR5
432Boambee Obs. in New South Wales, 3 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 QF23, 2001 QP181, 5332
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 SR5, 283457, 276274
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 14 in MPECs 2011-S63, 2011-S69 & 2011-S70 -- 2011 SP68, 2011 SO32, 2011 SM68, 2011 SF25, 2011 OC18, 2011 MO4, 2000 SH8, 2000 BO28, 1991 TF3, 37336, 219071, 138524, 138155, 7092
807|Robert Holmes in Illinois via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 14 in MPECs 2011-S63, 2011-S64, 2011-S65, 2011-S67, 2011-S68, 2011-S69, 2011-S70 & 2011-S71 -- 2011 SZ15, 2011 SU68, 2011 SU67, 2011 SS67, 2011 SS25, 2011 SQ32, 2011 SQ12, 2011 SP68, 2011 SM68, 2011 SK68, 2011 SJ68, 2011 SJ16, 2011 SG16, 2011 SF3
850Cordell-Lorenz Obs. in Tennessee, 1 in MPEC 2011-S67 -- 2011 SJ68
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 4 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2000 BO28, 288914, 283457, 274855
F65%Tim Lister in southern California via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-S71 -- 2011 SU68
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 2 in MPECs 2011-S63 & 2011-S68 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SK68
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 3 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 OV4, 2011 LJ19, 2000 SH8
H15ISON-NM Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-S66 -- 2011 SZ21
046Klet Obs. in the Czech Republic, 7 in MPECs 2011-S63 & 2011-S69 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 SM68, 2011 QY39, 2011 QF14, 2011 OV4, 2011 OQ5, 2011 LJ19
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 14 in MPECs 2011-S63 & 2011-S67 -- 2011 SO32, 2011 SJ68, 2011 QE48, 2004 SV55, 2000 DQ110, 96744, 26760, 163760, 163373, 152942, 142348, 138883, 4503, 1917
C01Lohrmann Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 PT1, 2011 OV4, 2011 LJ19, 138524
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 GM62
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 SG5
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 7 in MPECs 2011-S63, 2011-S64 & 2011-S68 -- 2011 SS67, 2011 SK68, 2011 RJ1, 2008 RG98, 2003 SK84, 1984 QY1, 292220
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 17 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 RR12, 2011 RJ1, 2004 PX27, 1998 SC15, 96744, 90075, 32906, 26760, 20826, 190166, 16834, 163081, 5143, 4183, 2201, 1981, 1943
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 7 in MPECs 2011-S63, 2011-S65, 2011-S70 & 2011-S71 -- 2011 SU68, 2011 SU67, 2011 SP68, 2011 SP32, 2001 QP181, 244670, 162162
A53Peschiera del Garda Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2011 SR5, 2011 PT1, 2011 LJ19, 2011 HC36
D29Purple Mtn. Obs. Xuyi Station in China, 1 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 7341
D90`Kevin Hills in England via RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 1 in MPEC 2011-S69 -- 2011 SM68
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 5 in MPECs 2011-S64, 2011-S68, 2011-S69, 2011-S70 & 2011-S71 -- 2011 SU68, 2011 SS67, 2011 SP68, 2011 SM68, 2011 SK68
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-S71 -- 2011 SU68
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2011-S63 & 2011-S65 -- 2011 SU67, 2011 SC25, 2011 RV14, 2011 HD63
A98Taurus-1 Obs. in Belarus, 1 in MPEC 2011-S63 -- 2000 SP43
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 25 September '11

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today, except that observations of two risk-listed objects have been reported (see today's DOU MPEC above). 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 25 September '11

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2011-S71 - 2011 SU68 - see above
2311Grabbed MPEC 2011-S67 - 2011 SJ68 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S68 - 2011 SK68 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S69 - 2011 SM68 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S70 - 2011 SP68 - see above
2125Grabbed MPEC 2011-S66 - 2011 SZ21 - see above
2022Grabbed MPEC 2011-S64 - 2011 SS67 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-S65 - 2011 SU67 - see above
1540Grabbed MPEC 2011-S63 - Daily Orbit Update - see above