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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.

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 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 09m 04s   Dec: -21° 20’ 58”
Magnitude 8.0 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 07h 58m 54s   Dec: +21° 17’ 14”
Magnitude 8.1 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
7 Iris is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 17h 54m 37s   Dec: -19° 54’ 43”
Magnitude 9.7 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 18h 47m 07s   Dec: +18° 09’ 23”
Magnitude 9.8 in Hercules   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
8 Flora is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 20m 40s   Dec: +06° 15’ 48”
Magnitude 9.9 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 06h 14m 52s   Dec: +28° 53’ 57”
Magnitude 10.1 in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 22h 47m 14s   Dec: -06° 43’ 17”
Magnitude 10.3 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 23h 36m 43s   Dec: -00° 12’ 58”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 08h 52m 22s   Dec: +20° 57’ 29”
Magnitude 10.8 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 02h 13m 21s   Dec: +08° 05’ 28”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 07h 36m 25s   Dec: +25° 54’ 01”
Magnitude 11.0 in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 06h 26m 53s   Dec: +16° 09’ 12”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 04h 22m 55s   Dec: +18° 45’ 46”
Magnitude 11.2 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 23h 46m 10s   Dec: -06° 41’ 56”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 14h 52m 25s   Dec: -21° 43’ 21”
Magnitude 11.4 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 13h 12m 47s   Dec: +00° 59’ 34”
Magnitude 11.4 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 13h 27m 08s   Dec: +05° 01’ 45”
Magnitude 11.4 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 11h 36m 58s   Dec: +05° 45’ 27”
Magnitude 11.8 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 07h 19m 15s   Dec: +22° 19’ 13”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 06h 21m 28s   Dec: +22° 40’ 09”
Magnitude 12.0 in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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