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Browse and discover detailed information about 75 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 17h 45m 33s   Dec: -17° 20’ 13”
Magnitude 12.4 fading in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 14h 59m 57s   Dec: -16° 02’ 03”
Magnitude 12.6 fading in Libra   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 13h 32m 57s   Dec: -04° 40’ 41”
Magnitude 12.6 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 10h 21m 05s   Dec: +08° 56’ 51”
Magnitude 12.8 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 08h 16m 29s   Dec: +14° 06’ 34”
Magnitude 12.9 in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 14h 16m 49s   Dec: -22° 25’ 30”
Magnitude 14.3 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 30m 17s   Dec: -22° 17’ 51”
Magnitude 14.3 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 13h 39m 48s   Dec: -06° 12’ 45”
Magnitude 14.8 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 05h 02m 13s   Dec: +46° 28’ 06”
Magnitude 16.9 fading in Auriga   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 01m 59s   Dec: +23° 36’ 41”
Magnitude 17.2 in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 20h 46m 54s   Dec: -43° 10’ 30”
Magnitude 17.4 in Microscopium   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 12m 43s   Dec: +16° 17’ 09”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 00h 30m 02s   Dec: -71° 21’ 38”
Magnitude 17.6 brightening in Tucana   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 13h 28m 33s   Dec: -31° 36’ 47”
Magnitude 18.2 in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 13h 22m 25s   Dec: +21° 34’ 33”
Magnitude 18.2 brightening in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 13m 01s   Dec: +04° 54’ 56”
Magnitude 18.7 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 46m 12s   Dec: -01° 45’ 35”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2002 AJ129

2002 AJ129
R.A: 09h 13m 02s   Dec: +13° 55’ 48”
Magnitude 18.9 fading in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 12h 47m 05s   Dec: +03° 44’ 32”
Magnitude 19.0 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
R.A: 06h 35m 02s   Dec: +50° 50’ 36”
Magnitude 20.3 in Auriga   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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