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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 66 of the most interesting asteroids and dwarf planets. Objects are listed in order of decreasing brightness.

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Asteroid 16 Psyche

16 Psyche
R.A: 16h 10m 34s   Dec: -18° 35’ 29”
Magnitude 11.9 brightening in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 192 Nausikaa

192 Nausikaa
R.A: 18h 01m 25s   Dec: -28° 02’ 26”
Magnitude 12.0 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 13 Egeria

13 Egeria
R.A: 16h 43m 50s   Dec: -32° 35’ 50”
Magnitude 12.4 in Scorpius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 19 Fortuna

19 Fortuna
R.A: 12h 48m 37s   Dec: -05° 41’ 08”
Magnitude 12.6 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 17 Thetis

17 Thetis
R.A: 10h 43m 02s   Dec: +09° 34’ 33”
Magnitude 13.2 brightening in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 79 Eurynome

79 Eurynome
R.A: 14h 38m 18s   Dec: -14° 08’ 11”
Magnitude 13.6 in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Dwarf Planet Pluto

Pluto
R.A: 19h 20m 26s   Dec: -22° 08’ 23”
Magnitude 14.4 in Sagittarius   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1036 Ganymed

1036 Ganymed
R.A: 12h 31m 02s   Dec: -14° 07’ 59”
Magnitude 16.1 fading in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
R.A: 01h 58m 32s   Dec: +54° 32’ 52”
Magnitude 16.4 in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136472 Makemake

136472 Makemake
R.A: 13h 03m 18s   Dec: +23° 29’ 14”
Magnitude 17.2 in Coma   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136108 Haumea

136108 Haumea
R.A: 14h 13m 04s   Dec: +15° 56’ 29”
Magnitude 17.4 in Bootes   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2002 NT7

2002 NT7
R.A: 14h 33m 36s   Dec: -78° 15’ 17”
Magnitude 18.0 in Apus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid A/2017 U7

A/2017 U7
R.A: 22h 41m 50s   Dec: -46° 05’ 16”
Magnitude 18.4 in Grus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon

3200 Phaethon
R.A: 04h 00m 11s   Dec: +41° 16’ 38”
Magnitude 18.4 brightening in Perseus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 95P/Chiron (1977 UB)

95P/Chiron (1977 UB)
R.A: 23h 49m 50s   Dec: +02° 47’ 03”
Magnitude 18.6 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 136199 Eris

136199 Eris
R.A: 01h 43m 54s   Dec: -02° 13’ 16”
Magnitude 18.8 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 15h 12m 36s   Dec: -15° 45’ 19”
Magnitude 19.1 fading in Libra   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 3122 Florence (1981 ET3)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
R.A: 12h 03m 06s   Dec: -06° 19’ 08”
Magnitude 19.2 fading in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2015 TB145

2015 TB145
R.A: 02h 33m 36s   Dec: -14° 44’ 37”
Magnitude 20.3 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 249516 Aretha

249516 Aretha
R.A: 03h 09m 18s   Dec: +03° 58’ 18”
Magnitude 20.6 brightening in Cetus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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