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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 61 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
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 18h 13m 45s   Dec: -17° 30’ 05”
Magnitude 6.7 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 08h 54m 15s   Dec: +29° 29’ 28”
Magnitude 8.2 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 04h 53m 20s   Dec: -04° 41’ 43”
Magnitude 9.1 in Eridanus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 14h 57m 30s   Dec: -33° 14’ 24”
Magnitude 10.0 brightening in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 00h 49m 14s   Dec: -02° 05’ 18”
Magnitude 10.0 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 05h 32m 22s   Dec: +21° 09’ 34”
Magnitude 10.1 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 23h 41m 57s   Dec: -00° 27’ 25”
Magnitude 10.3 brightening in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 18h 04m 47s   Dec: -31° 04’ 17”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 01h 30m 17s   Dec: +15° 54’ 24”
Magnitude 10.7 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 16h 05m 50s   Dec: -24° 39’ 28”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 11h 50m 43s   Dec: +10° 25’ 42”
Magnitude 10.8 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 15h 27m 55s   Dec: -14° 30’ 08”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 06h 51m 09s   Dec: +22° 14’ 49”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 07h 27m 57s   Dec: +24° 34’ 17”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 18h 12m 00s   Dec: -23° 56’ 55”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 20h 22m 24s   Dec: -21° 45’ 48”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 05h 26m 35s   Dec: +29° 43’ 20”
Magnitude 11.5 fading in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 23h 08m 24s   Dec: -02° 50’ 37”
Magnitude 11.6 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 00h 09m 34s   Dec: +06° 40’ 02”
Magnitude 11.6 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 08h 18m 43s   Dec: +21° 15’ 50”
Magnitude 11.7 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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