Contents  on 14 March '20

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NEOCP Activity  on 14 March '20

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 4 listings

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had four objects listed. Of these, three were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of ten 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 14 March '20

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

As of last check at 2358 UTC, there have been two MPECs posted today from the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


MPEC 2020-E48 - "17:37 UT" - 2020 DD5


<< DOU on 14 March '20 >>  MPEC 2020-E47 - "12:01 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 14 March '20

A total of 23 observers appear in today's MPECs.

CodeObserver / observatory
C97Al-Fulaij Obs., 13 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 DX, 2020 BP14, 52768, 40267, 36284, 35107, 315098, 276732, 18172, 163243, 138847, 5626, 1627
R57Aorangi Iti Obs. in New Zealand, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 EO
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 4 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 52768, 448818, 35107, 331509
V00Bok Telescope in Arizona, 1 in MPEC 2020-E48 -- 2020 DD5
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 4 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2019 XG1, 54686, 500094, 154993
309'Martin Altmann in Germany via Cerro Paranal in Chile, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 306462
807|Robert Holmes in Illinois via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 24 in MPECs 2020-E47 & 2020-E48 -- 2020 EH, 2020 EC, 2020 EA, 2020 DY1, 2020 DU4, 2020 DN4, 2020 DN1, 2020 DJ4, 2020 DD5, 2020 DB4, 2020 CU1, 2020 CN2, 2020 BY15, 2020 BW2, 2020 BU12, 2020 BU1, 2020 BL9, 2020 BD14, 2020 BA4, 2020 AK, 2019 UA14, 2019 TH7, 2019 QX, 2019 AY13
E89Geyserland Obs. in New Zealand, 5 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 36284, 144411, 11405, 106589, 4954
U68JPL SynTrack Robotic Telescope, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 35107
Z43Landehen Obs., 2 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 137199, 9400
Q63LCO Siding Spring A in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 EO
B67Mirasteilas Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2013 CL89
J69North Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 65690, 18172
Z80Northolt Branch Obs. in England, 2 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 52768, 154993
F51Pan-STARRS 1 in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2020-E48 -- 2020 DD5
D29Purple Mtn. Obs. Xuyi Station in China, 6 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 AZ2, 2019 SH6, 2010 XD11, 90367, 89830, 11066
L04ROASTERR-1 in Romania, 5 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 BP14, 2019 XG1, 52768, 500094, 448818
K61Rokycany Obs. in the Czech Republic, 4 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 EH, 2020 DT3, 2020 DP4, 2020 DM4
L40Saarbruecken Rastpfuhl Obs., 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 52768
C95SATINO-1 in France, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2019 BO1
I93St. Pardon de Conques Obs. in France, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 EO
A16Tentlingen Obs. in Switzerland, 2 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 30825, 8566
C51WISE in Earth polar orbit, 1 in MPEC 2020-E47 -- 2020 BJ4
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 14 March '20

At last check (NEODyS at 2358 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 March '20

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

1901Grabbed MPEC 2020-E48 - 2020 DD5 - see above
1730Grabbed MPEC 2020-E47 - Daily Orbit Update - see above