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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 64 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: 17h 28m 47s   Dec: -23° 48’ 39”
Magnitude 6.7 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 11h 38m 57s   Dec: +10° 46’ 30”
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: 09h 11m 33s   Dec: +00° 39’ 33”
Magnitude 8.8 in Hydra   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 03h 14m 57s   Dec: +09° 52’ 08”
Magnitude 9.1 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
6 Hebe is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 05h 13m 10s   Dec: +09° 23’ 22”
Magnitude 10.0 in Orion   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 09h 41m 21s   Dec: +10° 09’ 20”
Magnitude 10.2 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 19h 58m 38s   Dec: -29° 40’ 08”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 17h 01m 39s   Dec: -30° 20’ 28”
Magnitude 10.6 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 00h 16m 59s   Dec: +07° 06’ 42”
Magnitude 10.7 brightening in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 14h 38m 53s   Dec: -24° 48’ 20”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 17h 06m 04s   Dec: -26° 23’ 36”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 10h 48m 20s   Dec: +07° 15’ 52”
Magnitude 11.2 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 10h 57m 53s   Dec: +10° 30’ 14”
Magnitude 11.5 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 00h 12m 45s   Dec: -02° 32’ 16”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 16h 39m 26s   Dec: -30° 15’ 29”
Magnitude 11.6 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 08h 50m 36s   Dec: +24° 09’ 21”
Magnitude 11.6 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 06h 36m 36s   Dec: +31° 27’ 31”
Magnitude 11.6 in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 03h 51m 46s   Dec: +23° 33’ 23”
Magnitude 11.7 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 15h 01m 32s   Dec: -13° 54’ 20”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 15h 19m 25s   Dec: -28° 54’ 01”
Magnitude 12.0 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon
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