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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 63 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Asteroid 11 Parthenope

11 Parthenope
R.A: 10h 58m 38s   Dec: +09° 06’ 12”
Magnitude 12.0 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 12h 56m 32s   Dec: +01° 42’ 22”
Magnitude 12.1 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 11h 15m 56s   Dec: +04° 00’ 40”
Magnitude 12.7 in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 09h 02m 29s   Dec: +17° 07’ 15”
Magnitude 13.1 in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 02h 31m 15s   Dec: +29° 52’ 28”
Magnitude 13.3 brightening in Triangulum   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 13h 13m 25s   Dec: -07° 02’ 39”
Magnitude 13.7 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 22m 00s   Dec: -21° 59’ 19”
Magnitude 14.3 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
R.A: 02h 58m 00s   Dec: +36° 21’ 47”
Magnitude 16.2 in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 11h 27m 05s   Dec: -09° 37’ 18”
Magnitude 16.3 in Crater   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2002 NT7

2002 NT7
R.A: 22h 06m 58s   Dec: -41° 22’ 58”
Magnitude 16.7 in Grus   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 12h 58m 41s   Dec: +24° 06’ 07”
Magnitude 17.2 in Coma   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 09m 04s   Dec: +16° 36’ 05”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 23h 59m 21s   Dec: +03° 52’ 08”
Magnitude 18.7 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 07h 09m 43s   Dec: -06° 14’ 19”
Magnitude 18.8 fading in Monoceros   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 23h 58m 27s   Dec: -43° 04’ 53”
Magnitude 18.8 in Phoenix   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 45m 43s   Dec: -02° 00’ 51”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 10h 34m 36s   Dec: +06° 39’ 03”
Magnitude 19.0 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 04h 23m 14s   Dec: +36° 23’ 38”
Magnitude 19.5 brightening in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)

90377 Sedna
R.A: 03h 50m 17s   Dec: +07° 53’ 59”
Magnitude 20.9 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 OR10

2007 OR10
R.A: 22h 24m 41s   Dec: -12° 10’ 20”
Magnitude 21.3 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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