Contents  on 3 August '20

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NEOCP Activity  on 3 August '20

The MPC's NEO Confirmation Page has 38 listings

When last checked at 2358 UTC today, the Minor Planet Center's Near Earth Object discovery Confirmation Page (NEOCP) had 38 objects listed. Of these, seventeen were "one nighters." So far The Tracking News has counted a total of 39 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 3 August '20

Minor Planet Electronic Circulars

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


<< DOU on 3 August '20 >>  MPEC 2020-P14 - "12:05 UT" - Daily Orbit Update

Observers  on 3 August '20

Fourteen observers appear in today's MPEC.

CodeObserver / observatory
U71AHS Obs., 2 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2019 AN5, 420302
T05ATLAS Haleakala in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 66146
T08ATLAS Mauna Loa in Hawaii, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 53435
160Castelmartini Obs. in Italy, 9 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2014 LW21, 2006 UD63, 2006 HB, 2003 BK47, 90147, 85275, 442037, 431775, 106589
N31Eden Obs., 2 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2006 HB, 420302
C401program code 1 via Kuban State Univ. Obs. in Russia, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 85275
K95MASTER-II Sutherland in South Africa, 2 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2011 FY2, 1566
Z80Northolt Branch Obs. in England, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 500094
Z37Northolt Branch Obs. 3 Blandford Forum, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 85275
C23Olmen Obs. in Belgium, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 85275
K63Pascoli Obs. in Italy, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 500094
L18QOS Obs., 8 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2007 CH15, 500094, 480936, 442037, 380128, 308043, 137108, 1865
C95SATINO-1 in France, 1 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2001 QE34
I41Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) in southern California, 10 in MPEC 2020-P14 -- 2020 OW3, 2020 OG4, 2008 CG119, 85184, 354663, 23714, 21088, 145656, 143678, 3200
For a list of all participating observatories that have Web addresses, see A/CC's Observatory Links page.

Impact Risk Monitoring  on 3 August '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 3 August '20

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

1600Grabbed MPEC 2020-P14 - Daily Orbit Update - see above