Contents  on 4 July '11


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NEOCP Activity  on 4 July '11

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 6 listings

When last checked at 2359 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had six objects listed. Of these, two were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of nine 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 4 July '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 4 July '11 >>  MPEC 2011-N20 - "07:06 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 4 July '11

Fourteen observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
7057Krisztian Sarneczky via Apache Point Obs. in New Mexico, 9 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2010 VX139, 2010 OC, 2009 WZ104, 2006 VB3, 2006 VA2, 2006 UN, 2006 UE, 2006 UD63, 2006 SR134
H21Astronomical Research Obs. Westfield in Illinois, 6 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 MZ2, 2011 MY2, 2011 MQ3, 2011 ME, 2011 LJ1, 2011 LA19
703Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) in Arizona, 8 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 MW1, 2004 LH, 86039, 37336, 163250, 7482, 5332, 433
807|Robert Holmes via Cerro Tololo Inter-American Obs. (CTIO) in Chile, 6 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 ND, 2011 MX2, 2011 MQ3, 2011 MN4, 2011 MC, 2011 LJ20
G58Chabot Obs. in northern California, 2 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 ME, 86666
151Eschenberg Obs. in Switzerland, 1 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2008 LV16
J95Great Shefford Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 MD
844Los Molinos Obs. in Uruguay, 1 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 HO
G96Mt. Lemmon Survey (MLS) in Arizona, 2 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 KK15, 10636
644NEAT's Mt. Palomar telescope in southern California, 2 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2010 DE, 2006 TU7
A13Naef Obs. in Switzerland, 3 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 EZ78, 2008 RJ1, 174050
H45Petit Jean Mtn. South Obs. in Arkansas, 1 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 EZ78
B38Santa Mama Obs. in Italy, 3 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 2011 LA19, 20086, 2102
E12Siding Spring Survey in New South Wales, 1 in MPEC 2011-N20 -- 1916
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 4 July '11

At last check (NEODyS and JPL at 2359 UTC) there was no risk monitoring news to report yet today, except that observation of one risk-listed object has 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 4 July '11

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

1450Grabbed MPEC 2011-N20 - Daily Orbit Update - see above