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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 80 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 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 00h 41m 05s   Dec: +04° 16’ 15”
Magnitude 11.9 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 5 Astraea

5 Astraea
R.A: 16h 57m 35s   Dec: -18° 10’ 10”
Magnitude 12.3 in Ophiucus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 15h 30m 12s   Dec: -29° 36’ 57”
Magnitude 12.6 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 87 Sylvia

87 Sylvia
R.A: 12h 09m 04s   Dec: +13° 34’ 20”
Magnitude 12.9 brightening in Coma   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 13h 27m 09s   Dec: -12° 22’ 39”
Magnitude 12.9 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 00h 18m 17s   Dec: -03° 07’ 27”
Magnitude 13.1 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 15h 29m 25s   Dec: -29° 15’ 38”
Magnitude 13.3 brightening in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 06h 20m 48s   Dec: -14° 14’ 38”
Magnitude 13.6 fading in Canis Majoris   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 47m 38s   Dec: -22° 23’ 11”
Magnitude 14.4 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)

162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)
R.A: 06h 35m 55s   Dec: -77° 12’ 05”
Magnitude 17.2 brightening in Mensa   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 22h 44m 56s   Dec: +06° 55’ 56”
Magnitude 17.2 fading in Pegasus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 14m 06s   Dec: +22° 49’ 17”
Magnitude 17.2 in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 26m 33s   Dec: +15° 24’ 41”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 18h 24m 04s   Dec: -20° 10’ 54”
Magnitude 17.6 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 99942 Apophis

99942 Apophis
R.A: 11h 37m 05s   Dec: -19° 01’ 00”
Magnitude 17.8 brightening in Crater   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 12h 28m 51s   Dec: -11° 00’ 42”
Magnitude 18.5 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2015 BN509

2015 BN509
R.A: 07h 20m 39s   Dec: +23° 15’ 09”
Magnitude 18.8 fading in Gemini   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 42m 45s   Dec: -01° 41’ 32”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 15m 59s   Dec: +04° 24’ 54”
Magnitude 18.9 in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2002 NT7

2002 NT7
R.A: 22h 43m 31s   Dec: -29° 02’ 06”
Magnitude 19.0 brightening in Pisces Austrinus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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