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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 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 21h 44m 38s   Dec: -17° 46’ 07”
Magnitude 8.0 in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 03h 40m 15s   Dec: +00° 09’ 41”
Magnitude 8.6 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
6 Hebe is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 06h 04m 04s   Dec: +08° 30’ 37”
Magnitude 8.8 fading in Orion   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 13h 43m 15s   Dec: -04° 24’ 37”
Magnitude 8.8 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 15h 44m 41s   Dec: -13° 19’ 05”
Magnitude 8.9 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
433 Eros is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 04h 37m 25s   Dec: +37° 09’ 33”
Magnitude 9.1 fading in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 08h 22m 30s   Dec: +28° 03’ 35”
Magnitude 10.4 brightening in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 13h 09m 21s   Dec: -13° 55’ 36”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 11h 20m 22s   Dec: +14° 36’ 40”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 18h 39m 38s   Dec: -26° 15’ 01”
Magnitude 10.8 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 20h 44m 56s   Dec: -21° 16’ 32”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 20h 47m 53s   Dec: -21° 38’ 13”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 15h 02m 59s   Dec: -11° 29’ 03”
Magnitude 11.5 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 15h 17m 04s   Dec: -18° 08’ 09”
Magnitude 11.5 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 21h 22m 15s   Dec: -16° 40’ 02”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 18h 36m 54s   Dec: -21° 09’ 59”
Magnitude 11.7 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 03h 23m 58s   Dec: +15° 15’ 34”
Magnitude 11.7 fading in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 14h 57m 19s   Dec: -12° 21’ 32”
Magnitude 11.8 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 00h 05m 51s   Dec: +04° 28’ 53”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 16h 54m 51s   Dec: -14° 22’ 35”
Magnitude 11.9 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon
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