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Dwarf Planets and Asteroids » Asteroid 16 Psyche

How bright is Asteroid 16 Psyche?

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 16 Psyche is 11.96. Given its brightness, Asteroid 16 Psyche should be visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 4 inches (100mm) or more.

11.96

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 16 Psyche, according to the most recent ephemerides data. Magnitude data is sampled with a 2 days interval and there might be inaccuracies for objects changing brightness very rapidly during the course of a few days. For comets there could be large discrepancies between the observed and predicted brightness because of their highly dynamic behaviour.

Predicted magnitude of Asteroid 16 Psyche between January 1900 and January 2100

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