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Browse and discover detailed information about 60 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
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Asteroid 99942 Apophis

99942 Apophis
R.A: 00h 01m 43s   Dec: -00° 09’ 45”
Magnitude 21.5 fading in Pisces   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 RR245

2015 RR245
R.A: 00h 22m 11s   Dec: +05° 42’ 20”
Magnitude 21.8 in Pisces   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2007 TG422

2007 TG422
R.A: 04h 28m 05s   Dec: +08° 13’ 55”
Magnitude 22.2 in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2018 AJ

2018 AJ
R.A: 14h 55m 16s   Dec: -55° 52’ 54”
Magnitude 22.2 fading in Circinus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2014 MU69

2014 MU69
R.A: 21h 49m 32s   Dec: -14° 19’ 55”
Magnitude 22.6 fading in Capricornus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2016 HO3

2016 HO3
R.A: 15h 03m 32s   Dec: +28° 44’ 46”
Magnitude 23.1 brightening in Bootes   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Dwarf Planet 2014 UZ224

2014 UZ224
R.A: 03h 09m 16s   Dec: -10° 06’ 57”
Magnitude 23.2 in Eridanus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2012 VP113

2012 VP113
R.A: 03h 31m 29s   Dec: +02° 58’ 45”
Magnitude 23.4 in Taurus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2004 VN112

2004 VN112
R.A: 03h 05m 41s   Dec: +08° 32’ 23”
Magnitude 23.5 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2014 FE72

2014 FE72
R.A: 12h 21m 10s   Dec: -15° 16’ 48”
Magnitude 24.1 in Corvus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2014 SR349

2014 SR349
R.A: 22h 33m 17s   Dec: -26° 27’ 03”
Magnitude 24.2 in Pisces Austrinus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2013 FT28

2013 FT28
R.A: 13h 06m 12s   Dec: -13° 09’ 00”
Magnitude 24.3 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2013 RF98

2013 RF98
R.A: 02h 47m 33s   Dec: +01° 33’ 13”
Magnitude 24.6 in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2017 XO2

2017 XO2
R.A: 04h 28m 00s   Dec: +02° 01’ 21”
Magnitude 25.0 fading in Taurus   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2010 GB174

2010 GB174
R.A: 13h 03m 37s   Dec: +13° 33’ 18”
Magnitude 25.1 in Virgo   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2015 BN509

2015 BN509
R.A: 22h 53m 25s   Dec: +09° 05’ 17”
Magnitude 25.5 fading in Pegasus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2015 TB145

2015 TB145
R.A: 00h 10m 51s   Dec: -22° 13’ 50”
Magnitude 26.3 brightening in Cetus   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 2012 TC4

2012 TC4
R.A: 08h 51m 41s   Dec: +18° 58’ 32”
Magnitude 26.8 fading in Cancer   object currently below the horizon

Asteroid 2016 WF9

2016 WF9
R.A: 17h 58m 44s   Dec: -12° 48’ 56”
Magnitude 26.9 fading in Serpens   current altitude less than 30 degrees above the horizon

Asteroid 1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua)

1I/2017 U1 (Oumuamua)
R.A: 00h 04m 56s   Dec: +13° 36’ 48”
Magnitude 28.9 fading in Pegasus   current altitude greater than 30 degrees above the horizon
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