Contents  on 14 November '11


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Radar Astrometry  on 14 November '11

Radar observation of one object

The JPL Solar System Dynamics Group Radar Astrometry database has added or updated the following small-body radar observing work:

Data update noted at 2110 UTC when the database was dated 14 Nov.

Photometry is needed for many upcoming radar targets and astrometry for some. See Arecibo and Goldstone schedules.

NEOCP Activity  on 14 November '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page is currently empty

The NEOCP is currently empty and hasn't been noted by The Tracking News as being active yet today (checked at 2359 UTC). It was last noted active on November 12th.

New MPECs  on 14 November '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 14 Nov. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-V41 - "06:03 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 14 November '11

Fourteen observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
251Arecibo in Puerto Rico, 1 in radar -- 175706
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 16 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 VS5, 2011 UZ275, 2011 UU158, 2011 UA, 2011 RR12, 2011 QZ13, 2011 OQ5, 2011 LC19, 2011 KN9, 2011 KF4, 2010 JF, 2008 UX, 2007 WU4, 2005 YU55, 2004 QJ7, 2004 JO2
B66Casasco Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2005 YU55
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2008 UX, 297418, 208617
807|Robert Holmes in Illinois via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 5 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 SF3, 2011 FZ2, 2004 QJ7, 163023, 101873
F659Marco Micheli in Hawaii via Faulkes Telescope North in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2005 YU55
203GiaGa Obs. in Italy, 5 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 UZ275, 2011 UU106, 2011 TN9, 2011 SR69, 162273
A17Guidestar Obs. in Germany, 4 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 VS5, 2011 UU106, 2011 US63, 2011 TN9
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 4 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 LC19, 2005 YU55, 2004 JO2, 37336
560Madonna di Dossobuono Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 UZ275, 2011 UU106, 2005 YU55, 2004 JO2
118Modra Obs. in Slovakia, 1 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 SR69
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 17 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 VV5, 2011 VS5, 2011 UT91, 2011 SR69, 2011 SL102, 2011 QG9, 2011 LC19, 2010 JF, 2008 UX, 2008 SX245, 2007 VH186, 2004 BB103, 2000 GG147, 1993 VD, 302831, 301844, 433
I93St. Pardon de Conques Obs. in France, 2 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 LC19, 2001 XP1
A48Verona Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2011-V41 -- 2011 SR69, 2005 YU55
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 November '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 14 November '11

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

2110Noted Radar Astrometry database update - see above
1726Grabbed MPEC 2011-V41 - Daily Orbit Update - see above