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Asteroids

Browse and discover detailed information about 64 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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Asreroid 249516 Aretha

249516 Aretha
R.A: 03h 10m 37s   Dec: +06° 21’ 30”
Magnitude 21.8 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 RR245

2015 RR245
R.A: 00h 27m 35s   Dec: +06° 19’ 20”
Magnitude 21.8 in Pisces   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)

162173 Ryugu (1999 JU3)
R.A: 10h 55m 28s   Dec: +03° 34’ 15”
Magnitude 22.0 fading in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 99942 Apophis

99942 Apophis
R.A: 11h 23m 33s   Dec: +03° 38’ 01”
Magnitude 22.1 in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 TG422

2007 TG422
R.A: 04h 43m 42s   Dec: +09° 09’ 42”
Magnitude 22.2 in Taurus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

288P (2006 VW139)
R.A: 09h 40m 42s   Dec: +16° 09’ 30”
Magnitude 22.3 fading in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224

2014 UZ224
R.A: 03h 14m 48s   Dec: -09° 51’ 04”
Magnitude 23.2 in Eridanus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2012 VP113

2012 VP113
R.A: 03h 37m 46s   Dec: +03° 25’ 47”
Magnitude 23.4 in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2004 VN112

2004 VN112
R.A: 03h 17m 07s   Dec: +09° 34’ 03”
Magnitude 23.5 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2002 AJ129

2002 AJ129
R.A: 10h 47m 23s   Dec: +13° 04’ 18”
Magnitude 23.9 in Leo   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 TB145

2015 TB145
R.A: 03h 11m 16s   Dec: -05° 17’ 14”
Magnitude 24.1 brightening in Eridanus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2014 SR349

2014 SR349
R.A: 22h 36m 36s   Dec: -26° 41’ 23”
Magnitude 24.2 in Pisces Austrinus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2014 FE72

2014 FE72
R.A: 12h 18m 10s   Dec: -14° 46’ 34”
Magnitude 24.2 in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2015 BN509

2015 BN509
R.A: 06h 25m 19s   Dec: +20° 43’ 06”
Magnitude 24.3 in Gemini   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2013 FT28

2013 FT28
R.A: 13h 02m 23s   Dec: -12° 28’ 44”
Magnitude 24.4 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2013 RF98

2013 RF98
R.A: 03h 02m 08s   Dec: +02° 57’ 12”
Magnitude 24.6 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2016 HO3

2016 HO3
R.A: 11h 42m 49s   Dec: -41° 32’ 08”
Magnitude 24.6 fading in Centaurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2010 GB174

2010 GB174
R.A: 13h 00m 23s   Dec: +13° 33’ 00”
Magnitude 25.2 in Virgo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2017 XO2

2017 XO2
R.A: 11h 19m 15s   Dec: +00° 13’ 59”
Magnitude 25.4 brightening in Leo   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2016 WF9

2016 WF9
R.A: 17h 06m 03s   Dec: -12° 43’ 24”
Magnitude 27.1 fading in Ophiucus   object currently below the horizon
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