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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.

Visibility from selected location  = visible to the naked eye
 = 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: 21h 52m 56s   Dec: -22° 34’ 35”
Magnitude 6.9 fading in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 22h 43m 52s   Dec: -09° 03’ 25”
Magnitude 8.3 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 24m 28s   Dec: +17° 27’ 10”
Magnitude 8.8 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 06h 38m 13s   Dec: -15° 07’ 27”
Magnitude 8.8 brightening in Canis Majoris   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
324 Bamberga is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 03h 52m 17s   Dec: +38° 43’ 49”
Magnitude 9.8 brightening in Perseus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 08h 01m 51s   Dec: +10° 33’ 46”
Magnitude 10.3 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 04h 55m 38s   Dec: +26° 52’ 51”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 12h 07m 30s   Dec: -05° 07’ 26”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 19h 39m 13s   Dec: -27° 39’ 42”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 19h 54m 19s   Dec: -23° 41’ 42”
Magnitude 11.1 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 14h 33m 50s   Dec: -23° 34’ 36”
Magnitude 11.3 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 15h 41m 44s   Dec: -21° 16’ 16”
Magnitude 11.3 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 17h 17m 14s   Dec: -28° 38’ 15”
Magnitude 11.4 fading in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 22h 52m 44s   Dec: -11° 07’ 26”
Magnitude 11.6 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 13h 23m 35s   Dec: -08° 46’ 32”
Magnitude 11.6 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 15h 57m 33s   Dec: -12° 19’ 36”
Magnitude 11.7 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 12h 48m 42s   Dec: -01° 52’ 56”
Magnitude 11.8 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 18h 54m 59s   Dec: -28° 56’ 18”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 15h 03m 49s   Dec: -13° 41’ 37”
Magnitude 11.8 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 12h 55m 42s   Dec: -04° 06’ 38”
Magnitude 12.1 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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