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Asteroids & Meteors

Meteor Showers
Calendar in Universal Time for major meteor showers including Moon illumination information

  
Asteroid Brightness Graphs
Stellar magnitudes of brightest asteroids during the coming months

  
Asteroid 8 Flora - Opposition 2020 NOV 01
A plotting of the asteroid in equatorial coordinates of current date during the months surrounding opposition from the Sun

  
Asteroid 1 Ceres - Ephemeris
Largest main belt asteroid - also dwarf planet Mean diameter 845 km - discovered 1801

  
Asteroid 7 Iris - Ephemeris
Stony asteroid - Mean diameter 199 km Discovered 1847

  
Asteroid 2 Pallas - Ephemeris
High orbital inclination and eccentricity Mean diameter 512 km - discovered 1802

  
Asteroid 3 Juno - Ephemeris
Second most massive stony asteroid Mean diameter 233 km - discovered 1804

  
Asteroid 4 Vesta - Ephemeris
Brightest asteroid - occasionally naked eye visible Mean diameter 525 km - discovered 1807

  
Asteroid 6 Hebe - Ephemeris
Very dense asteroid - Mean diameter 186 km Discovered 1847

  
Asteroid 8 Flora - Ephemeris
Innermost large asteroid - Mean diameter 128 km Discovered 1847

  
Asteroid 9 Metis - Ephemeris
Possibly core of larger destroyed asteroid
Mean diameter 190 km  - Discovered 1848

  
Asteroid 15 Eunomia - Ephemeris
Most massive stony asteroid
Mean diameter 268 km  - Discovered 1851

  
Asteroid 18 Melpomene - Ephemeris
Possibly has satellite
Mean diameter 141 km  - Discovered 1852

  
Asteroid 20 Massalia - Ephemeris
Low inclination to ecliptic
Mean diameter 145 km  - Discovered 1852

  
Asteroid 192 Nausikaa - Ephemeris
Possibly has satellite
Mean diameter 98 km  - Discovered 1879

  
Asteroid 324 Bamberga - Ephemeris
High orbital eccentricity
Mean diameter 232 km  - Discovered 1892

  
Asteroid 433 Eros - Ephemeris
Near Earth Object
Mean diameter 17 km  - Discovered 1898

  
Asteroid 134340 Pluto - Ephemeris
Also dwarf planet, minor planet, plutoid, trans-neptunian object & Kuiper belt object
Mean diameter 2374 km  - Discovered 1930

  
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