Contents  on 26 November '11

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NEOCP Activity  on 26 November '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 59 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had 59 objects listed. Of these, 45 were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 79 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 26 November '11

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


MPEC 2011-W59 - "23:39 UT" - 2011 WC44


MPEC 2011-W58 - "15:33 UT" - 2011 WS41


MPEC 2011-W57 - "15:31 UT" - 2011 WR41


MPEC 2011-W56 - "13:21 UT" - 2011 WQ41


MPEC 2011-W55 - "13:20 UT" - 2011 WP41


MPEC 2011-W54 - "13:18 UT" - 2011 WO41


<< DOU on 26 Nov. '11 >>  MPEC 2011-W53 - "06:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update


MPEC 2011-W52 - "00:26 UT" - 2011 WD39

Observers  on 26 November '11

A total of 30 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 GA55
300Bisei Spaceguard Center in Japan, 3 in MPECs 2011-W53, 2011-W54 & 2011-W56 -- 2011 WQ41, 2011 WO41, 2003 BL1
807|Robert Holmes in Illinois via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 8 in MPECs 2011-W53 & 2011-W59 -- 2011 WV2, 2011 WN15, 2011 WC44, 2011 OQ5, 2008 JF, 2004 JA, 2002 AN11, 21277
958Dax Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2005 YU55
C81Dolomites Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 VV5
114Engelhardt Obs. Zelenchukskaya Station in Karachay-Cherkessia, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 39572
595Farra d'Isonzo Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-W59 -- 2011 WC44
157Frasso Sabino Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-W59 -- 2011 WC44
203GiaGa Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 WU4, 2011 WA, 16816
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-W52 -- 2011 WD39
379Hamamatsu-Yuto Obs. in Japan, 6 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 SL102, 2004 JO2, 170502, 3200, 2201, 1036
H15ISON-NM Obs. in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 QY37
B33Libbiano Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 WE32
I36Los Campitos Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 WE32
H01Magdalena Ridge Obs. (MRO) in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2011-W52 & 2011-W54 -- 2011 WO41, 2011 WD39
5682David Tholen's team on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 2 in MPECs 2011-W57 & 2011-W58 -- 2011 WS41, 2011 WR41
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 1 in MPEC 2011-W59 -- 2011 WC44
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2011-W59 -- 2011 WC44
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 3 in MPECs 2011-W52, 2011-W55 & 2011-W56 -- 2011 WQ41, 2011 WP41, 2011 WD39
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 4 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 170502, 5143, 1036, 433
608NEAT's USAF Haleakala telescope in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2010 WY8
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 5 in MPECs 2011-W53, 2011-W57, 2011-W58 & 2011-W59 -- 2011 WS41, 2011 WR41, 2011 WC44, 2005 XB1, 24475
586Pic du Midi Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2011-W52 -- 2011 WD39
D29Purple Mtn. Obs. Xuyi Station in China, 1 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 WE32
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 2 in MPECs 2011-W52 & 2011-W54 -- 2011 WO41, 2011 WD39
204Schiaparelli Obs. in Italy, 11 in MPECs 2011-W52, 2011-W53, 2011-W54, 2011-W58 & 2011-W59 -- 2011 WS41, 2011 WO41, 2011 WD39, 2011 WC44, 2010 WG3, 2005 XM4, 2004 TH10, 2002 XP90, 2002 VP85, 1994 XL1, 138852
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 2 in MPECs 2011-W54 & 2011-W59 -- 2011 WO41, 2011 WC44
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 6 in MPECs 2011-W52, 2011-W53, 2011-W54, 2011-W55, 2011-W56 & 2011-W59 -- 2011 WQ41, 2011 WP41, 2011 WO41, 2011 WD39, 2011 WC44, 1994 XL1
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2011-W56 -- 2011 WQ41
I15Wishing Star Obs. in Rhode Island, 2 in MPEC 2011-W53 -- 2011 WA, 2011 US63
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 26 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 26 November '11

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

2359Grabbed MPEC 2011-W59 - 2011 WC44 - see above
1721Grabbed MPEC 2011-W53 - Daily Orbit Update - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-W54 - 2011 WO41 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-W55 - 2011 WP41 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-W56 - 2011 WQ41 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-W57 - 2011 WR41 - see above
Grabbed MPEC 2011-W58 - 2011 WS41 - see above
0028Grabbed MPEC 2011-W52 - 2011 WD39 - see above