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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 68 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 14h 05m 34s   Dec: +13° 23’ 33”
Magnitude 7.9 brightening in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 50m 53s   Dec: -06° 05’ 30”
Magnitude 8.0 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 16h 50m 50s   Dec: -16° 24’ 42”
Magnitude 8.3 brightening in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
7 Iris is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 12h 53m 02s   Dec: -14° 06’ 58”
Magnitude 9.5 brightening in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 05h 09m 47s   Dec: +11° 24’ 54”
Magnitude 9.6 fading in Orion   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 06h 24m 06s   Dec: +18° 02’ 29”
Magnitude 10.3 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 10h 34m 50s   Dec: +18° 24’ 17”
Magnitude 10.6 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 15h 52m 43s   Dec: -12° 18’ 46”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 12h 14m 12s   Dec: +07° 13’ 44”
Magnitude 10.7 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 20h 30m 43s   Dec: -20° 10’ 50”
Magnitude 10.7 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 15h 55m 39s   Dec: -13° 45’ 52”
Magnitude 10.7 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 16h 19m 01s   Dec: -21° 04’ 55”
Magnitude 10.9 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 07h 39m 24s   Dec: -02° 00’ 03”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Monoceros   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 23h 55m 20s   Dec: +00° 35’ 28”
Magnitude 11.1 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 22h 42m 06s   Dec: -10° 34’ 00”
Magnitude 11.2 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 18h 32m 23s   Dec: -12° 44’ 31”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Scutum   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 22h 51m 00s   Dec: -11° 42’ 41”
Magnitude 11.4 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 20h 20m 03s   Dec: -17° 33’ 18”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 01h 21m 04s   Dec: +11° 40’ 50”
Magnitude 11.8 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 15h 34m 20s   Dec: -18° 54’ 10”
Magnitude 11.9 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon
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