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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 54 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 7 Iris

7 Iris
7 Iris is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 01h 51m 35s   Dec: +18° 06’ 08”
Magnitude 7.4 fading in Aries   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 4 Vesta

4 Vesta
4 Vesta is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 14h 07m 49s   Dec: -07° 27’ 14”
Magnitude 7.9 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 09h 21m 51s   Dec: +22° 47’ 50”
Magnitude 8.2 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 02h 47m 20s   Dec: -27° 48’ 57”
Magnitude 8.3 fading in Fornax   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
20 Massalia is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 06h 04m 20s   Dec: +22° 28’ 36”
Magnitude 9.2 brightening in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
8 Flora is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 07h 22m 27s   Dec: +17° 58’ 59”
Magnitude 9.2 brightening in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
324 Dembowska is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 04h 35m 32s   Dec: +29° 23’ 52”
Magnitude 9.7 brightening in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 19h 16m 48s   Dec: -20° 00’ 41”
Magnitude 10.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
R.A: 19h 22m 48s   Dec: -14° 24’ 31”
Magnitude 10.8 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 15h 53m 01s   Dec: -17° 22’ 06”
Magnitude 10.9 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
R.A: 14h 48m 04s   Dec: -19° 29’ 01”
Magnitude 11.3 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 13h 34m 46s   Dec: -19° 51’ 57”
Magnitude 11.3 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 19h 33m 49s   Dec: -20° 19’ 47”
Magnitude 11.4 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 19h 43m 39s   Dec: -22° 57’ 23”
Magnitude 11.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 09h 00m 46s   Dec: +15° 38’ 47”
Magnitude 11.4 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 18h 03m 25s   Dec: -18° 45’ 20”
Magnitude 11.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
R.A: 14h 56m 43s   Dec: -14° 49’ 50”
Magnitude 11.5 fading in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 09h 19m 21s   Dec: +13° 38’ 37”
Magnitude 11.6 brightening in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 11h 47m 42s   Dec: +02° 23’ 58”
Magnitude 11.8 brightening in Virgo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 05h 32m 05s   Dec: +16° 47’ 44”
Magnitude 11.9 brightening in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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