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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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Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 08h 01m 41s   Dec: +19° 13’ 55”
Magnitude 12.1 brightening in Cancer   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 18h 22m 22s   Dec: -20° 39’ 15”
Magnitude 12.4 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 18h 15m 37s   Dec: +70° 01’ 49”
Magnitude 13.0 fading in Draco   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 05h 35m 29s   Dec: +17° 48’ 33”
Magnitude 13.0 brightening in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 10h 32m 00s   Dec: +06° 08’ 51”
Magnitude 13.1 fading in Sextans   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 13h 13m 17s   Dec: -11° 47’ 45”
Magnitude 13.1 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 11m 44s   Dec: -21° 46’ 37”
Magnitude 14.3 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 13h 40m 08s   Dec: -17° 45’ 12”
Magnitude 14.4 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 10h 23m 25s   Dec: -10° 12’ 01”
Magnitude 16.3 in Sextans   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 12h 58m 01s   Dec: +24° 09’ 12”
Magnitude 17.0 in Coma   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 07m 30s   Dec: +16° 28’ 17”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
R.A: 12h 18m 16s   Dec: -12° 42’ 03”
Magnitude 18.4 brightening in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 23h 39m 37s   Dec: +02° 09’ 14”
Magnitude 18.5 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 44m 19s   Dec: -02° 23’ 47”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 14h 59m 00s   Dec: -16° 53’ 28”
Magnitude 19.7 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)

90377 Sedna
R.A: 03h 47m 49s   Dec: +07° 40’ 28”
Magnitude 20.9 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 OR10

2007 OR10
R.A: 22h 22m 25s   Dec: -12° 32’ 59”
Magnitude 21.3 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 RR245

2015 RR245
R.A: 00h 23m 22s   Dec: +05° 57’ 59”
Magnitude 21.7 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 99942 Apophis

99942 Apophis
R.A: 12h 17m 48s   Dec: -02° 21’ 13”
Magnitude 21.7 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

288P (2006 VW139)
R.A: 07h 05m 15s   Dec: +22° 41’ 55”
Magnitude 21.8 in Gemini   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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