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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 349 Dembowska (1892 T)

324 Dembowska
R.A: 16h 29m 45s   Dec: -26° 51’ 35”
Magnitude 11.7 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 22h 59m 06s   Dec: -13° 26’ 31”
Magnitude 11.9 fading in Aquarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 13h 38m 56s   Dec: -13° 28’ 39”
Magnitude 12.0 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 10h 48m 29s   Dec: +09° 10’ 51”
Magnitude 12.6 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 07h 28m 40s   Dec: -04° 20’ 53”
Magnitude 13.2 in Monoceros   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 12h 03m 17s   Dec: -01° 06’ 50”
Magnitude 13.3 in Virgo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 13h 41m 51s   Dec: -18° 44’ 31”
Magnitude 13.3 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 87 Sylvia

87 Sylvia
R.A: 11h 18m 53s   Dec: +14° 33’ 53”
Magnitude 13.6 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 37m 15s   Dec: -22° 41’ 40”
Magnitude 14.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 09h 50m 14s   Dec: +15° 32’ 46”
Magnitude 16.2 brightening in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)

162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)
R.A: 22h 45m 38s   Dec: +28° 33’ 11”
Magnitude 16.8 brightening in Pegasus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 13h 47m 58s   Dec: -20° 45’ 17”
Magnitude 17.1 fading in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 10m 19s   Dec: +22° 30’ 06”
Magnitude 17.3 in Coma   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 20m 58s   Dec: +15° 17’ 04”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 17h 59m 50s   Dec: -23° 46’ 35”
Magnitude 17.4 fading in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 00h 00m 14s   Dec: -06° 16’ 38”
Magnitude 17.8 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 16m 29s   Dec: +04° 47’ 06”
Magnitude 18.6 fading in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 44m 34s   Dec: -01° 43’ 23”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 18h 02m 37s   Dec: -44° 18’ 56”
Magnitude 19.0 brightening in Corona Australis   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 11h 24m 53s   Dec: +05° 11’ 26”
Magnitude 19.1 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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