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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 79 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 09m 50s   Dec: +14° 11’ 49”
Magnitude 8.0 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
8 Flora is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 51m 40s   Dec: +03° 48’ 58”
Magnitude 8.1 brightening in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 22h 22m 08s   Dec: -24° 31’ 02”
Magnitude 8.6 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
11 Parthenope is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 06m 14s   Dec: +04° 17’ 14”
Magnitude 9.4 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 08h 23m 52s   Dec: +22° 39’ 04”
Magnitude 9.9 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 05h 28m 37s   Dec: +19° 00’ 42”
Magnitude 10.3 brightening in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
R.A: 19h 01m 21s   Dec: +04° 15’ 04”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Aquila   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 22h 53m 23s   Dec: -05° 44’ 21”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 18h 43m 04s   Dec: -19° 22’ 14”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 22h 00m 15s   Dec: -11° 35’ 01”
Magnitude 10.7 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 08h 47m 04s   Dec: +10° 17’ 36”
Magnitude 11.0 in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 09h 51m 20s   Dec: +17° 42’ 43”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 05h 41m 24s   Dec: +19° 18’ 12”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 06h 23m 50s   Dec: +34° 10’ 08”
Magnitude 11.1 brightening in Auriga   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 11h 20m 35s   Dec: +08° 53’ 58”
Magnitude 11.3 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 15h 05m 30s   Dec: -05° 55’ 30”
Magnitude 11.4 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 14h 40m 44s   Dec: -07° 03’ 22”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 08h 21m 09s   Dec: +21° 41’ 23”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 13h 59m 58s   Dec: -08° 26’ 42”
Magnitude 11.6 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 08h 47m 55s   Dec: +17° 13’ 31”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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