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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.

Visibility from selected location  = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
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Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 18h 10m 10s   Dec: -29° 32’ 11”
Magnitude 12.1 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 18 Melpomene

18 Melpomene
R.A: 14h 05m 39s   Dec: -06° 16’ 30”
Magnitude 12.2 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 16h 10m 36s   Dec: -26° 03’ 48”
Magnitude 12.7 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 19h 24m 11s   Dec: -20° 25’ 56”
Magnitude 12.9 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 13h 06m 45s   Dec: -08° 59’ 24”
Magnitude 13.4 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 87 Sylvia

87 Sylvia
R.A: 14h 25m 48s   Dec: -07° 24’ 09”
Magnitude 13.5 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 20h 28m 16s   Dec: -15° 04’ 26”
Magnitude 14.1 in Capricornus   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 48m 51s   Dec: -22° 48’ 49”
Magnitude 14.5 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 10h 37m 05s   Dec: -18° 15’ 39”
Magnitude 15.9 in Hydra   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 16m 14s   Dec: +21° 59’ 45”
Magnitude 17.3 in Coma   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 02h 25m 12s   Dec: +32° 51’ 34”
Magnitude 17.3 fading in Triangulum   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 27m 56s   Dec: +14° 51’ 09”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 16h 02m 36s   Dec: -35° 40’ 51”
Magnitude 18.3 in Lupus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 17h 06m 50s   Dec: -09° 52’ 21”
Magnitude 18.5 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 16h 19m 40s   Dec: -24° 31’ 53”
Magnitude 18.5 fading in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 43m 42s   Dec: -01° 31’ 08”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 26m 32s   Dec: +05° 17’ 46”
Magnitude 18.8 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 07h 21m 54s   Dec: -10° 32’ 27”
Magnitude 18.9 brightening in Monoceros   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 19h 57m 29s   Dec: -34° 35’ 31”
Magnitude 19.4 brightening in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)

90377 Sedna
R.A: 03h 54m 39s   Dec: +08° 01’ 05”
Magnitude 20.6 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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