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Traffic Report  on 24 May '13

Four objects reported inside ten LD

Four objects are reported today to be within ten lunar distances (LD) of the planet we call home. 2013 KB is outbound from 4.12 to 5.22 LD, 2013 KT1 from 4.46 to 5.45 LD, 2013 KS1 from 5.78 to 7.19 LD, and 2013 KA from 7.73 to 8.83 LD.

Coming our way next, 2009 FE arrives inside ten LD on June 2nd.

This report was generated at 1349 UTC.



Notes: Ten times the distance to the Moon (ten LD) has no astronomical significance but is a useful reporting boundary. Object distances are interpreted by A/CC from JPL Horizons data. See also current sky chart and object details (alt-details), ephemerides, and today's timeline.

NEOCP Activity  on 24 May '13

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 1 listing

When last checked at 2357 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had one object listed.

New MPECs  on 24 May '13

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

There were three MPECs posted this day from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


<< OOC on 24 May '13 -- MPEC 2013-K38 - "23:17 UT" - Observations and Orbits of Comets


MPEC 2013-K37 - "16:58 UT" - Comet P/2003 U2 = 2013 K2 (LINEAR)


<< DOU on 24 May '13 >>  MPEC 2013-K36 - "06:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 24 May '13

A total of 90 observers appeared in this day's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
349Ageo Obs. in Japan, 14 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G1, C/2013 E2, C/2012 X1, C/2012 V2, C/2012 L2, C/2012 L1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2009 P1, 274P
J24Altamira Obs. in the Canary Islands, 15 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G5, C/2013 F1, C/2012 X1, C/2012 S1, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 R1, C/2010 R1, C/2006 S3, 117P, 98P, 63P, 29P
Z74Amanecer de Arrakis Obs., 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
A50Andrushivka Obs. in the Ukraine, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, 256P
7057Krisztian Sarneczky via Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- 65P, 64P, 62P
E23Arcadia Obs. in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2006 S3
I47Auger Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2013-K37 -- P/2013 K2
069Baldone Obs. in Latvia, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
I99Blanquita Obs. in Spain, 5 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2006 S3, 117P, 63P, 29P
B59Borken Obs. in Germany, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1
B96Brixiis Obs. in Belgium, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 X1, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, 175P, 117P, 63P
215Buchloe Obs. in Germany, 26 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2013 H1, C/2013 G9, C/2013 G8, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G5, C/2013 G1, P/2013 EW90, P/2013 EV9, C/2012 OP, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2010 S1, C/2010 R1, C/2006 S3, 278P, 257P, 256P, 117P, 103P, 98P, 49P, 29P
I72Carpe Noctem Obs., 11 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 X1, C/2012 S1, C/2012 K1, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2010 R1, 273P, 175P, 63P
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 12 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- P/2013 J2, C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 B2, C/2012 K1, C/2006 S3, 278P, 274P, 256P, 103P, 98P, 63P
A77Chante-Perdrix Obs. in France, 5 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2006 S3, 117P, 63P
Z83Chicharronian 3C Obs., 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, 117P
J01Cielo Profundo Obs. in Spain, 9 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 117P, 29P
B50Corner Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 G5, C/2012 S1
106Crni Vrh Obs. in Slovenia, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
I39Cruz del Sur Obs. in Argentina, 1 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 285263
K20Danastro Obs., 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 J2, 273P
958Dax Obs. in France, 30 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G5, C/2013 F3, C/2013 F1, C/2013 E1, C/2012 X1, C/2012 S3, C/2012 S1, C/2012 L2, C/2012 L1, C/2012 K8, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2010 S1, C/2010 R1, C/2009 P1, C/2006 S3, 274P, 273P, 256P, 175P, 117P, 63P, 29P
448Desert Moon Obs. in New Mexico, 2 in MPECs 2013-K36 & 2013-K38 -- C/2013 J5, 185853
I57Elche Obs., 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 J2, C/2006 S3, 63P
Z81Estrella de Mar Obs., 1 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 359592
372Geisei Obs. in Japan, 13 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 K1, P/2013 J2, C/2013 H2, C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G5, C/2013 G3, C/2013 F1, P/2013 EW90, C/2013 E2, C/2012 F6, C/2011 L4
E89Geyserland Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 285263
B83Gieres Obs. in France, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 S1
511Haute Provence Obs. in Germany, 5 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2013 G5, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, 63P
D88Hiratsuka Obs. in Japan, 12 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 J3, C/2013 F1, C/2013 E2, C/2012 K6, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 246P, 117P
H15ISON-NM Obs. in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 E2, C/2012 K6
987Isle of Man Obs. on the Isle of Man, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 V2, C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 117P
C32Ka-Dar Obs. TAU Station in Russia, 8 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2013 F1, C/2013 E1, C/2013 D1, C/2012 X1, C/2010 R1, 244P, 78P
585Kiev Comet Station in the Ukraine, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, 273P, 244P, 63P
168Kourovskaya Obs. in Russia, 5 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, 175P, 78P, 63P
C04Kramatorsk Obs. in the Ukraine, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 F6
D95Kurihara Obs. in Japan, 9 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1, C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 117P, 98P, 63P, 29P
704LINEAR in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- 175P, 117P
212La Dehesilla Obs. in Spain, 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, 117P, 29P
J38La Vara Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 J2, 29P
130Lumezzane Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2012 OP, C/2011 KP36, 256P
C10Maisoncelles Obs. in France, 6 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2013 H1, C/2013 G5, C/2012 F6, C/2011 L4, 63P
A02Masia Cal Maciarol Modul 8 (MCM8) in Spain, 5 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1, C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 S1, 117P
568_Marco Micheli on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- P/2012 F5, P/2010 R2
152Moletai Obs. in Lithuania, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K5
213Montcabre Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- 63P
945Monte Deva Obs. in Spain, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, 117P
C91Montevenere Obs., 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1
900Moriyama Obs. in Japan, 11 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 D1, C/2012 X1, C/2012 S1, C/2012 K6, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2010 S1, 273P, 175P, 98P
474Mt. John Obs. in New Zealand, 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- P/2013 G4, C/2013 G2, C/2013 E1, C/2013 A1
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2012 LP26, 244P, 103P
J93Mt. Tuffley Obs. in England, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2006 S3, 117P
A24New Millennium Obs. in Italy, 6 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 F2, C/2012 X1, C/2011 J2, 280P, 175P, 63P
C47Nonndorf Obs. in Austria, 10 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2012 X1, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 273P
C23Olmen Obs. in Belgium, 21 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 K1, C/2012 X1, C/2012 S3, C/2012 S1, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, C/2010 S1, C/2010 R1, C/2006 S3, 274P, 273P, 257P, 256P, 244P, 175P, 117P, 98P, 63P
J43Oukaimeden Obs. in Morocco, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1
F51Pan-STARRS 1 (PS1) in Hawaii, 12 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G1, C/2013 F1, C/2012 L3, P/2012 F5, C/2011 L4, C/2011 J2, P/2007 H1, 169P, 125P, 117P
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. (PJMSO) in Arkansas, 6 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 G6, C/2013 F1, C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4, C/2006 S3
5611Janos Kelemen via Piszkesteto Station in Hungary, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6
D29Purple Mtn. Obs. Xuyi Station in China, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1
D90`Kevin Hills in England via RAS Obs. Moorook in South Australia, 11 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 J3, C/2013 H1, C/2013 G7, C/2013 G6, C/2013 G1, C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 R1, P/2007 H1, 246P, 29P
W71Rand II Obs., 2 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 2009 SQ104, 242643
C95SATINO-1 in France, 4 in MPECs 2013-K36 & 2013-K38 -- 2013 JQ22, 2013 JB36, C/2012 K1, C/2011 L4
461SZTE Asteroid Program in Hungary, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2012 S1, C/2011 R1
104San Marcello Pistoiese Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2012 S1, 98P
233San Vito Obs. in Italy, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, 63P
H36Sandlot Obs. in Kansas, 3 in MPECs 2013-K36 & 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1, 163249, 4P
B70Sant Celoni Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, 117P
B74Santa Maria de Montmagastrell Obs. in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1, 63P
033Schwarzschild Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 J5, C/2012 S1
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 E1
G68Sierra Stars Obs. in northern California, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, P/2012 B1
G401program code 1 via Slooh.com Canary Islands Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 1627
G402program code 2 via Slooh.com Canary Islands Obs. in the Canary Islands, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- 63P
691Spacewatch 0.9m telescope in Arizona, 4 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 G1, C/2012 LP26, P/2007 H1, 49P
291Spacewatch 1.8m telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1
C36Starry Wanderer Obs. in Belarus, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 K1, C/2011 R1
A71Stixendorf Obs. in Austria, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 F6
673!program code "!" (10) via Table Mtn. Obs. in southern California, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 G7
A98Taurus-1 Obs. in Belarus, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4, 63P
926Tenagra II Obs. in Arizona, 4 in MPECs 2013-K36 & 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H1, C/2012 OP, 137199, 98P
H78Univ. of Narino Obs. in Colombia, 1 in MPEC 2013-K36 -- 285263
H47Vicksburg Obs. in Mississippi, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S3, C/2012 K1, P/2012 B1, C/2011 R1, C/2010 S1, C/2006 S3, 29P
C90Vinyols Obs., 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4, C/2006 S3
C28Wellinghofen Obs. in Germany, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 R1, C/2011 L4
C42Xingming Obs. in China, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 S1
367Yatsuka Obs. in Japan, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- P/2013 J2, C/2013 E2, C/2012 K6, C/2012 K1, C/2012 F6, C/2011 L4, 117P
J08Zonalunar Obs. in Spain, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
H06iTelescope Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
H06#M. Suzuki via iTelescope Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 3 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 E2, C/2012 F6, C/2011 L4
H06%Ernesto Guido in Italy via iTelescope Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2012 F6, 117P
H06`Erik Bryssinck in Belgium via iTelescope Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2011 L4
H06|Hidetaka Sato in Japan via iTelescope Obs. Mayhill in New Mexico, 19 in MPECs 2013-K36, 2013-K37 & 2013-K38 -- P/2013 K2, C/2013 K1, C/2013 G9, C/2013 G5, C/2013 F2, C/2013 E2, C/2012 L2, C/2012 F6, C/2011 R1, C/2008 FK75, 361861, 273P, 262P, 257P, 244P, 125P, 98P, 63P, 60P
I89iTelescope Obs. Nerpio in Spain, 2 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 H2, C/2011 R1
Q62"program code '"' (11) via iTelescope Obs. Siding Spring in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- P/2013 J2
Q621program code 1 via iTelescope Obs. Siding Spring in New South Wales, 7 in MPEC 2013-K38 -- C/2013 K1, P/2013 J2, C/2013 G2, C/2012 K5, 197P, 117P, 29P
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 24 May '13

There was no risk monitoring news to report on this day.

Chronology  on 24 May '13

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

2338Grabbed MPEC 2013-K38 - Observations and Orbits of Comets - see above
1715Grabbed MPEC 2013-K37 - Comet P/2003 U2 = 2013 K2 (LINEAR) - see above
1349Generated Traffic Report
1342Grabbed MPEC 2013-K36 - Daily Orbit Update - see above