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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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= 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 36m 41s   Dec: +26° 08’ 05”
Magnitude 7.6 fading in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 03h 03m 35s   Dec: +14° 18’ 05”
Magnitude 9.0 in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
14 Irene is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 04m 19s   Dec: +27° 00’ 09”
Magnitude 9.7 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
29 Amphitrite is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 38m 03s   Dec: +09° 56’ 14”
Magnitude 9.8 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 00h 01m 22s   Dec: -01° 49’ 01”
Magnitude 9.9 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
9 Metis is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 08m 23s   Dec: +20° 41’ 48”
Magnitude 9.9 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 09h 32m 56s   Dec: +02° 12’ 16”
Magnitude 9.9 fading in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 13h 58m 03s   Dec: -19° 57’ 59”
Magnitude 10.4 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 22h 09m 58s   Dec: -07° 34’ 45”
Magnitude 10.5 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 18h 01m 01s   Dec: -07° 28’ 17”
Magnitude 10.6 brightening in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 23h 52m 42s   Dec: -04° 28’ 30”
Magnitude 10.7 in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 18h 39m 22s   Dec: -24° 52’ 42”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 10h 38m 59s   Dec: +09° 50’ 51”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 04h 35m 05s   Dec: +14° 33’ 20”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 00h 44m 50s   Dec: +02° 33’ 35”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 18h 54m 48s   Dec: -09° 32’ 39”
Magnitude 11.1 brightening in Scutum   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 00h 20m 36s   Dec: +02° 26’ 00”
Magnitude 11.2 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 07h 21m 14s   Dec: +41° 40’ 07”
Magnitude 11.3 fading in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 11h 36m 38s   Dec: -00° 35’ 56”
Magnitude 11.5 fading in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 01h 39m 10s   Dec: +10° 13’ 18”
Magnitude 11.7 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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