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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 62 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: 17h 52m 36s   Dec: -19° 46’ 53”
Magnitude 5.3 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 1 Ceres

1 Ceres
1 Ceres is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 10h 07m 51s   Dec: +21° 21’ 06”
Magnitude 8.8 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2 Pallas

2 Pallas
2 Pallas is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 07h 03m 04s   Dec: +01° 30’ 54”
Magnitude 9.0 brightening in Monoceros   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 29 Amphitrite

29 Amphitrite
29 Amphitrite is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 17h 27m 44s   Dec: -32° 55’ 10”
Magnitude 9.5 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 9 Metis

9 Metis
9 Metis is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 17h 36m 05s   Dec: -25° 58’ 22”
Magnitude 9.7 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3 Juno

3 Juno
3 Juno is brighter than mag 10
R.A: 01h 33m 41s   Dec: +07° 33’ 28”
Magnitude 9.9 brightening in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6 Hebe

6 Hebe
R.A: 03h 07m 42s   Dec: +06° 55’ 04”
Magnitude 10.1 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 15 Eunomia

15 Eunomia
R.A: 14h 12m 24s   Dec: -27° 31’ 16”
Magnitude 10.3 fading in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 7 Iris

7 Iris
R.A: 07h 46m 05s   Dec: +18° 12’ 34”
Magnitude 10.4 in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 14 Irene

14 Irene
R.A: 20h 46m 47s   Dec: -24° 24’ 54”
Magnitude 10.5 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 17h 01m 29s   Dec: -34° 03’ 43”
Magnitude 10.5 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 15h 06m 06s   Dec: -27° 07’ 06”
Magnitude 10.9 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 14h 46m 37s   Dec: -11° 46’ 48”
Magnitude 11.1 fading in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 04h 08m 32s   Dec: +28° 36’ 50”
Magnitude 11.2 fading in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 20 Massalia

20 Massalia
R.A: 08h 52m 50s   Dec: +17° 03’ 37”
Magnitude 11.2 in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 10 Hygiea

10 Hygiea
R.A: 00h 06m 48s   Dec: +04° 30’ 13”
Magnitude 11.4 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 8 Flora

8 Flora
R.A: 09h 13m 54s   Dec: +19° 24’ 08”
Magnitude 11.4 fading in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 07h 10m 41s   Dec: +28° 35’ 51”
Magnitude 11.5 brightening in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 11h 57m 20s   Dec: +08° 51’ 06”
Magnitude 11.8 fading in Virgo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 02h 14m 05s   Dec: +18° 09’ 20”
Magnitude 11.8 in Aries   object currently below the horizon
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