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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 66 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 03h 51m 12s   Dec: -03° 42’ 33”
Magnitude 7.5 in Eridanus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 19h 48m 14s   Dec: -24° 25’ 57”
Magnitude 7.9 fading in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 14h 14m 12s   Dec: -06° 27’ 51”
Magnitude 8.8 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
6 Hebe is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 06h 52m 47s   Dec: +03° 31’ 48”
Magnitude 8.9 brightening in Monoceros   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 12h 17m 02s   Dec: -06° 11’ 40”
Magnitude 9.1 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 03h 53m 18s   Dec: +19° 16’ 13”
Magnitude 10.1 brightening in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 04h 39m 33s   Dec: +61° 28’ 23”
Magnitude 10.2 brightening in Camelopardalis   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 12h 12m 03s   Dec: -06° 22’ 57”
Magnitude 10.9 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 16h 54m 54s   Dec: -27° 19’ 15”
Magnitude 10.9 brightening in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 23h 32m 02s   Dec: +01° 58’ 17”
Magnitude 11.2 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 18h 59m 17s   Dec: -26° 57’ 10”
Magnitude 11.3 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 08h 56m 21s   Dec: +27° 08’ 28”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 10h 56m 32s   Dec: +15° 07’ 05”
Magnitude 11.5 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 13h 41m 59s   Dec: -10° 40’ 40”
Magnitude 11.5 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 19h 00m 03s   Dec: -26° 14’ 33”
Magnitude 11.7 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 13h 36m 57s   Dec: -05° 18’ 37”
Magnitude 11.7 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 17h 00m 38s   Dec: -20° 31’ 09”
Magnitude 11.8 in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 15h 17m 26s   Dec: -10° 42’ 26”
Magnitude 11.8 in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 23h 24m 02s   Dec: -08° 56’ 19”
Magnitude 12.0 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 19h 09m 40s   Dec: -25° 44’ 03”
Magnitude 12.0 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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