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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 1999 KW4

1999 WK4
R.A: 18h 56m 32s   Dec: -15° 19’ 02”
Magnitude 19.2 brightening in Scutum   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 65803 Didymos (1996 GT)

65803 Didymos (1996 GT)
R.A: 11h 06m 32s   Dec: +13° 36’ 22”
Magnitude 19.3 brightening in Leo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 1566 Icarus

1566 Icarus
R.A: 19h 05m 27s   Dec: -22° 07’ 24”
Magnitude 19.5 fading in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 6478 Gault (1988 JC1)

6478 Gault
R.A: 01h 01m 30s   Dec: -05° 10’ 14”
Magnitude 19.6 fading in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)

90377 Sedna
R.A: 03h 50m 54s   Dec: +07° 53’ 30”
Magnitude 20.7 in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 OR10

2007 OR10
R.A: 22h 25m 07s   Dec: -11° 38’ 58”
Magnitude 21.2 in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
R.A: 07h 54m 03s   Dec: +52° 45’ 52”
Magnitude 21.2 fading in Lynx   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2002 AJ129

2002 AJ129
R.A: 16h 19m 04s   Dec: -08° 47’ 05”
Magnitude 21.4 brightening in Scorpius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1998 OR2

1998 OR2
R.A: 22h 18m 58s   Dec: -13° 59’ 47”
Magnitude 21.5 fading in Aquarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 249516 Aretha

249516 Aretha
R.A: 14h 26m 39s   Dec: -02° 52’ 27”
Magnitude 21.5 brightening in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2015 RR245

2015 RR245
R.A: 00h 28m 41s   Dec: +06° 09’ 39”
Magnitude 21.9 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 288P (2006 VW139)

288P (2006 VW139)
R.A: 18h 26m 08s   Dec: -23° 26’ 49”
Magnitude 22.1 in Sagittarius   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 TG422

2007 TG422
R.A: 04h 52m 00s   Dec: +10° 20’ 44”
Magnitude 22.5 in Orion   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36)

101955 Bennu (1999 RQ36)
R.A: 20h 32m 03s   Dec: -21° 47’ 44”
Magnitude 22.7 brightening in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 FT3

2007 FT3
R.A: 00h 47m 22s   Dec: +39° 56’ 30”
Magnitude 22.7 fading in Andromeda   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224

2014 UZ224
R.A: 03h 13m 13s   Dec: -09° 55’ 50”
Magnitude 23.0 in Eridanus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2012 VP113

2012 VP113
R.A: 03h 37m 32s   Dec: +03° 51’ 11”
Magnitude 23.4 in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2016 HO3

2016 HO3
R.A: 14h 18m 32s   Dec: +27° 36’ 05”
Magnitude 23.4 brightening in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2004 VN112

2004 VN112
R.A: 03h 19m 06s   Dec: +11° 12’ 41”
Magnitude 23.5 fading in Aries   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2014 SR349

2014 SR349
R.A: 22h 43m 42s   Dec: -25° 00’ 27”
Magnitude 24.2 brightening in Pisces Austrinus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon
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