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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 80 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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Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 11h 39m 51s   Dec: +10° 47’ 14”
Magnitude 6.7 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 08h 13m 02s   Dec: +16° 55’ 40”
Magnitude 8.4 in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 31m 30s   Dec: -12° 29’ 29”
Magnitude 9.3 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
14 Irene is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 08h 41m 51s   Dec: +28° 16’ 53”
Magnitude 9.4 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
18 Melpomene is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 09h 09m 10s   Dec: +10° 15’ 28”
Magnitude 9.7 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
29 Amphitrite is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 52m 30s   Dec: +12° 12’ 21”
Magnitude 9.8 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
8 Flora is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 43m 46s   Dec: +10° 51’ 28”
Magnitude 9.9 fading in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 08h 48m 13s   Dec: +15° 29’ 01”
Magnitude 10.1 brightening in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 21h 31m 58s   Dec: -10° 44’ 17”
Magnitude 10.3 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 04h 34m 19s   Dec: +18° 09’ 43”
Magnitude 10.4 fading in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
R.A: 20h 48m 26s   Dec: -00° 19’ 08”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 05h 18m 51s   Dec: +44° 04’ 37”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 13h 23m 38s   Dec: -01° 55’ 44”
Magnitude 10.8 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 04h 54m 57s   Dec: +15° 37’ 53”
Magnitude 11.0 fading in Orion   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 17h 37m 25s   Dec: -12° 33’ 03”
Magnitude 11.2 in Serpens   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 02h 01m 10s   Dec: +07° 16’ 09”
Magnitude 11.3 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 23h 32m 59s   Dec: -02° 45’ 28”
Magnitude 11.5 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 16h 40m 11s   Dec: -11° 42’ 52”
Magnitude 11.5 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 19h 00m 42s   Dec: -28° 26’ 32”
Magnitude 11.5 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 00h 32m 27s   Dec: +03° 23’ 41”
Magnitude 11.9 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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