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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 79 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 visible to the naked eye
R.A: 11h 17m 36s   Dec: +16° 15’ 13”
Magnitude 5.8 in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 00h 28m 34s   Dec: -05° 08’ 31”
Magnitude 9.2 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
29 Amphitrite is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 16m 05s   Dec: +14° 22’ 21”
Magnitude 9.4 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: 07h 42m 16s   Dec: +16° 00’ 20”
Magnitude 9.5 fading in Gemini   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
7 Iris is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 23h 01m 45s   Dec: -02° 13’ 00”
Magnitude 9.7 brightening in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 13h 29m 16s   Dec: -01° 11’ 11”
Magnitude 10.1 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 08h 08m 34s   Dec: +31° 15’ 46”
Magnitude 10.1 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 08h 32m 42s   Dec: +16° 10’ 35”
Magnitude 10.3 fading in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
R.A: 21h 44m 21s   Dec: +01° 51’ 28”
Magnitude 10.5 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 03h 52m 31s   Dec: +17° 58’ 47”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 08h 17m 31s   Dec: +16° 54’ 48”
Magnitude 10.6 fading in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 18h 45m 49s   Dec: -11° 38’ 37”
Magnitude 11.0 brightening in Scutum   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 04h 54m 59s   Dec: +19° 53’ 25”
Magnitude 11.2 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 17h 21m 19s   Dec: -10° 26’ 58”
Magnitude 11.3 brightening in Serpens   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 05h 33m 31s   Dec: +41° 33’ 22”
Magnitude 11.3 fading in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 00h 44m 47s   Dec: +04° 50’ 10”
Magnitude 11.4 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 18h 17m 42s   Dec: -21° 53’ 07”
Magnitude 11.5 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 20h 14m 46s   Dec: -26° 32’ 00”
Magnitude 11.5 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 02h 55m 07s   Dec: +13° 00’ 26”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 05h 26m 03s   Dec: +17° 43’ 13”
Magnitude 12.0 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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