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How bright is Asteroid 17 Thetis?

The current visual magnitude of Asteroid 17 Thetis is 11.24. Given its brightness, Asteroid 17 Thetis should be visible with the help of a binocular with a 70-80mm aperture or a small telescope.

11.24

The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 17 Thetis, 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 17 Thetis between January 2013 and December 2100

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