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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 51 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: 07h 32m 15s   Dec: +25° 51’ 43”
Magnitude 6.9 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
14 Irene is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 29m 30s   Dec: +25° 26’ 47”
Magnitude 9.0 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 14m 56s   Dec: +08° 50’ 57”
Magnitude 9.0 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
9 Metis is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 37m 23s   Dec: +19° 10’ 28”
Magnitude 9.0 brightening in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 09h 58m 34s   Dec: +00° 16’ 54”
Magnitude 9.2 in Sextans   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
29 Amphitrite is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 11h 10m 32s   Dec: +08° 14’ 48”
Magnitude 9.3 brightening in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
R.A: 23h 09m 56s   Dec: -04° 23’ 11”
Magnitude 10.1 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 21h 00m 26s   Dec: -14° 01’ 16”
Magnitude 10.5 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 11h 05m 13s   Dec: +06° 45’ 03”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 03h 26m 19s   Dec: +08° 35’ 14”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 22h 31m 16s   Dec: -12° 18’ 53”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 07h 00m 12s   Dec: +46° 24’ 23”
Magnitude 10.7 fading in Lynx   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 17h 53m 08s   Dec: -25° 20’ 02”
Magnitude 11.1 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 17h 24m 07s   Dec: -09° 26’ 08”
Magnitude 11.1 brightening in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 23h 46m 59s   Dec: -04° 40’ 56”
Magnitude 11.2 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 14h 03m 21s   Dec: -20° 25’ 11”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 18h 20m 00s   Dec: -11° 51’ 00”
Magnitude 11.4 in Serpens   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 23h 17m 14s   Dec: -04° 18’ 26”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 01h 47m 58s   Dec: +07° 00’ 13”
Magnitude 11.7 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 12h 09m 48s   Dec: -02° 56’ 23”
Magnitude 11.8 brightening in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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