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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 76 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 20h 02m 11s   Dec: -25° 07’ 51”
Magnitude 8.9 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 22h 04m 48s   Dec: -07° 05’ 54”
Magnitude 16.6 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 BN509

2015 BN509
R.A: 08h 13m 29s   Dec: +21° 36’ 52”
Magnitude 18.1 fading in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 19h 05m 45s   Dec: -07° 07’ 29”
Magnitude 18.7 in Aquila   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 19h 03m 17s   Dec: -13° 50’ 25”
Magnitude 19.0 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 20h 01m 02s   Dec: -32° 23’ 25”
Magnitude 19.3 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 00h 49m 25s   Dec: +21° 11’ 11”
Magnitude 19.5 fading in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 249516 Aretha

249516 Aretha
R.A: 08h 44m 23s   Dec: +24° 51’ 33”
Magnitude 20.0 brightening in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1979 XB

1979 XB
R.A: 18h 00m 09s   Dec: -13° 42’ 21”
Magnitude 20.6 fading in Serpens   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2007 FT3

2007 FT3
R.A: 05h 59m 47s   Dec: +82° 19’ 48”
Magnitude 21.7 fading in Camelopardalis   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2002 NT7

2002 NT7
R.A: 18h 17m 19s   Dec: +03° 47’ 44”
Magnitude 22.0 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)

162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)
R.A: 17h 02m 12s   Dec: -25° 00’ 13”
Magnitude 22.4 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2002 AJ129

2002 AJ129
R.A: 12h 12m 22s   Dec: +07° 40’ 13”
Magnitude 22.6 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 65803 Didymos (1996 GT)

65803 Didymos (1996 GT)
R.A: 17h 50m 11s   Dec: -23° 18’ 05”
Magnitude 22.6 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

288P (2006 VW139)
R.A: 14h 56m 05s   Dec: -14° 05’ 51”
Magnitude 22.6 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36)

101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36)
R.A: 22h 21m 39s   Dec: -10° 14’ 42”
Magnitude 23.1 brightening in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2017 XO2

2017 XO2
R.A: 20h 00m 39s   Dec: -14° 27’ 07”
Magnitude 23.6 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2006 QV89

2006 QV89
R.A: 11h 36m 03s   Dec: -00° 40’ 45”
Magnitude 23.9 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2018 VG18 (Farout)

2018 VG18
R.A: 04h 48m 08s   Dec: +18° 45’ 42”
Magnitude 24.4 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 TG387 (The Goblin)

2015 TG387
R.A: 00h 14m 02s   Dec: +13° 18’ 08”
Magnitude 24.6 in Pegasus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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