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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 79 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 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 03h 22m 11s   Dec: +18° 51’ 57”
Magnitude 12.0 fading in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 87 Sylvia

87 Sylvia
R.A: 15h 01m 04s   Dec: -10° 32’ 26”
Magnitude 12.1 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 13h 12m 12s   Dec: -07° 03’ 36”
Magnitude 12.4 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 10h 05m 27s   Dec: +10° 33’ 04”
Magnitude 12.6 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 23h 03m 16s   Dec: -06° 30’ 39”
Magnitude 12.9 brightening in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 03h 19m 07s   Dec: +24° 18’ 12”
Magnitude 12.9 in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 06h 54m 16s   Dec: +22° 16’ 22”
Magnitude 13.4 in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 20h 03m 01s   Dec: -22° 28’ 38”
Magnitude 14.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 09h 41m 12s   Dec: -09° 32’ 38”
Magnitude 15.9 fading in Hydra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 00h 57m 04s   Dec: +06° 34’ 38”
Magnitude 16.7 brightening in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 11m 25s   Dec: +23° 02’ 21”
Magnitude 17.1 in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 25m 30s   Dec: +15° 59’ 53”
Magnitude 17.3 fading in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 16h 53m 07s   Dec: -01° 38’ 24”
Magnitude 18.4 in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 03h 13m 47s   Dec: +17° 48’ 17”
Magnitude 18.4 brightening in Aries   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 46m 36s   Dec: -00° 57’ 40”
Magnitude 18.7 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 50m 19s   Dec: +07° 29’ 43”
Magnitude 18.8 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 05h 14m 54s   Dec: +00° 07’ 09”
Magnitude 18.9 in Orion   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 21h 41m 29s   Dec: -23° 01’ 24”
Magnitude 19.5 brightening in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 07h 33m 59s   Dec: +06° 08’ 37”
Magnitude 19.8 in Canis Minoris   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 99942 Apophis

99942 Apophis
R.A: 00h 09m 11s   Dec: +04° 58’ 05”
Magnitude 20.6 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon
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