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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 61 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
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 18h 15m 38s   Dec: -17° 30’ 56”
Magnitude 6.6 brightening 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: 08h 57m 05s   Dec: +29° 08’ 25”
Magnitude 8.3 fading in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 05h 00m 11s   Dec: -04° 09’ 06”
Magnitude 9.1 in Eridanus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
15 Eunomia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 14h 54m 26s   Dec: -33° 06’ 45”
Magnitude 9.9 brightening in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 00h 57m 03s   Dec: -01° 28’ 31”
Magnitude 10.0 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 05h 40m 05s   Dec: +21° 10’ 20”
Magnitude 10.1 fading in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 23h 48m 15s   Dec: +00° 03’ 11”
Magnitude 10.3 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 18h 05m 20s   Dec: -31° 14’ 38”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 01h 38m 54s   Dec: +16° 50’ 35”
Magnitude 10.7 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 16h 03m 15s   Dec: -24° 56’ 34”
Magnitude 10.7 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 15h 25m 38s   Dec: -14° 18’ 46”
Magnitude 10.7 brightening in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 11h 48m 53s   Dec: +10° 37’ 50”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 06h 57m 41s   Dec: +22° 07’ 09”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 18h 12m 35s   Dec: -24° 02’ 57”
Magnitude 10.9 brightening in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 07h 33m 28s   Dec: +24° 25’ 24”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 20h 26m 00s   Dec: -21° 44’ 49”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 05h 32m 06s   Dec: +29° 44’ 56”
Magnitude 11.5 in Auriga   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 23h 12m 29s   Dec: -02° 21’ 59”
Magnitude 11.6 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 00h 16m 58s   Dec: +07° 25’ 51”
Magnitude 11.6 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 17h 46m 19s   Dec: -32° 43’ 05”
Magnitude 11.7 brightening in Scorpius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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