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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 59 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
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Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 09h 21m 00s   Dec: +28° 53’ 52”
Magnitude 7.0 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 16h 07m 09s   Dec: -15° 16’ 19”
Magnitude 7.8 in Scorpius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 43m 56s   Dec: -22° 19’ 19”
Magnitude 8.9 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
8 Flora is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 06h 32m 14s   Dec: +22° 47’ 26”
Magnitude 8.9 fading in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
7 Iris is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 35m 51s   Dec: +16° 09’ 32”
Magnitude 9.0 fading in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
20 Massalia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 05h 14m 49s   Dec: +21° 53’ 42”
Magnitude 9.4 fading in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 08h 40m 09s   Dec: +18° 19’ 31”
Magnitude 10.1 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 21h 29m 24s   Dec: -16° 36’ 57”
Magnitude 10.2 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 09h 09m 18s   Dec: +13° 40’ 25”
Magnitude 10.4 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 03h 56m 13s   Dec: +28° 35’ 39”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 21h 02m 58s   Dec: -11° 47’ 58”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 22h 00m 47s   Dec: -09° 57’ 25”
Magnitude 11.1 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 14h 47m 50s   Dec: -27° 51’ 45”
Magnitude 11.2 brightening in Hydra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 20h 43m 35s   Dec: -12° 34’ 04”
Magnitude 11.2 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 12h 38m 31s   Dec: +00° 15’ 49”
Magnitude 11.2 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 21h 05m 54s   Dec: -14° 50’ 39”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 16h 30m 01s   Dec: -26° 11’ 56”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 17h 58m 59s   Dec: -22° 23’ 24”
Magnitude 11.5 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 16h 38m 42s   Dec: -20° 57’ 12”
Magnitude 11.8 in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 15h 24m 42s   Dec: -15° 23’ 22”
Magnitude 12.0 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon
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