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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 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 04h 49m 30s   Dec: +25° 05’ 09”
Magnitude 12.1 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 03h 54m 28s   Dec: +19° 54’ 30”
Magnitude 12.2 brightening in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 12 Victoria

12 Victoria
R.A: 11h 16m 53s   Dec: -00° 50’ 14”
Magnitude 12.6 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 10h 09m 36s   Dec: +12° 02’ 43”
Magnitude 12.9 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 05h 30m 18s   Dec: +16° 46’ 21”
Magnitude 13.0 fading in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 433 Eros

433 Eros
R.A: 05h 38m 12s   Dec: +31° 18’ 47”
Magnitude 13.2 brightening in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 87 Sylvia

87 Sylvia
R.A: 09h 44m 01s   Dec: +22° 11’ 02”
Magnitude 13.4 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 324 Bamberga

324 Bamberga
R.A: 12h 10m 51s   Dec: -09° 28’ 16”
Magnitude 13.7 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 39m 47s   Dec: -22° 30’ 18”
Magnitude 14.3 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 18h 28m 27s   Dec: -27° 54’ 43”
Magnitude 17.0 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 15m 56s   Dec: +16° 08’ 19”
Magnitude 17.0 in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 04m 30s   Dec: +23° 18’ 10”
Magnitude 17.0 in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1998 OR2

1998 OR2
R.A: 17h 58m 11s   Dec: -35° 53’ 52”
Magnitude 18.0 in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 09h 06m 53s   Dec: +23° 09’ 58”
Magnitude 18.0 in Cancer   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 00h 40m 28s   Dec: +13° 06’ 51”
Magnitude 18.0 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 21h 16m 27s   Dec: -52° 45’ 13”
Magnitude 18.7 in Indus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 05h 42m 37s   Dec: +30° 17’ 33”
Magnitude 18.8 brightening in Auriga   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 13h 34m 16s   Dec: +14° 02’ 07”
Magnitude 19.0 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 00h 28m 09s   Dec: +06° 05’ 25”
Magnitude 19.0 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 46m 51s   Dec: -01° 27’ 51”
Magnitude 19.0 in Cetus   object currently below the horizon
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