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31 Euphrosyne

Euphrosyne is perhaps the 12th-largest asteroid in the asteroid belt, and possibly one of the half-dozen or so most massive. It was discovered by James Ferguson on September 1, 1854, the first asteroid found from North America. It is named after ...

(15788) 1993 SB

1993 SB is a trans-Neptunian object of the plutino class. Apart from Pluto, it was one of the first such objects discovered 1993 RO and by one day by 1993 RP), and the first to have an orbit calculated well enough to receive a number. The discove ...

62 Erato

Erato is a carbonaceous Themistian asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 95 kilometers in diameter. Photometric measurements during 2004–2005 showed a rotation period of 9.2213 ± 0.0007 h with an amplitude of 0.116 ± ...

5474 Gingasen

5474 Gingasen, provisional designation 1988 XE 1, is a Vestian asteroid and suspected binary system from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 6 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 3 December 1988, by Japanese amateur ast ...

5357 Sekiguchi

5357 Sekiguchi is an Eos asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 15 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 2 March 1992, by Japanese amateur astronomers Tetsuya Fujii and Kazuro Watanabe at the Kitami Observatory ...

3391 Sinon

3391 Sinon is a mid-sized Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 40 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 18 February 1977, by Japanese astronomers Hiroki Kosai and Kiichirō Furukawa at the Kiso Observatory in Japan. The dark Jo ...

4951 Iwamoto

4951 Iwamoto, provisional designation 1990 BM, is a stony, synchronous binary asteroid and slow rotator from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 5.5 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 21 January 1990, by Japanese astro ...

4904 Makio

4904 Makio, provisional designation 1989 WZ, is a stony asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 8 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by Japanese astronomers Yoshikane Mizuno and Toshimasa Furuta at Kani Observat ...

7648 Tomboles

7648 Tomboles, provisional designation 1989 TB 1, is a background asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 4 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 8 October 1989, by Japanese astronomers Yoshikane Mizuno and Tosh ...

14968 Kubacek

14968 Kubacek, provisional designation 1997 QG, is a stony background asteroid from the middle region of the asteroid belt, approximately 5 kilometers in diameter. The asteroid was discovered on 23 August 1997, by Slovak astronomers Adrian Galad ...

12482 Pajka

12482 Pajka, provisional designation 1997 FG 1, is a background asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 4.3 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by Slovak astronomers Adrian Galad and Alexander Pravda at Modra Obs ...

13154 Petermrva

13154 Petermrva, provisional designation 1995 RC, is a stony Flora asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 4.2 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 7 September 1995, by Slovak astronomers Adrian Galad and Alexa ...

Rings of Saturn

The rings of Saturn are the most extensive ring system of any planet in the Solar System. They consist of countless small particles, ranging in size from micrometers to meters, that orbit about Saturn. The ring particles are made almost entirely ...

(8201) 1994 AH2

1994 AH 2 is a highly eccentric, rare-type asteroid, classified as near-Earth object of the Apollo group of asteroids, approximately 2 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 5 January 1994, by Australian amateur astronomer Gordon Garradd du ...

83 Beatrix

Beatrix is a fairly large asteroid orbiting in the inner part of the main asteroid belt. It was discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on April 26, 1865. It was his last asteroid discovery. A diameter of at least 68 kilometres was determined from the ...

16 Psyche

16 Psyche is one of the most massive asteroids in the asteroid belt. This object is over 200 km in diameter and contains about 1% of the mass of the entire asteroid belt. It is thought to be the exposed iron core of a protoplanet, and is the most ...

24 Themis

Themis is one of the largest asteroids in the asteroid belt. It is also the largest member of the Themistian family. It was discovered by Annibale de Gasparis on 5 April 1853. It is named after Themis, the personification of natural law and divin ...

1998 KY26

1998 KY 26 is a nearly spherical sub-kilometer asteroid, classified as a near-Earth object of the Apollo group. It measures approximately 30 meters in diameter and is a fast rotator, having a rotational period of only 10.7 minutes. It was first o ...

6344 P-L

6344 P-L is an unnumbered, sub-kilometer asteroid and suspected dormant comet, classified as near-Earth object and potentially hazardous asteroid of the Apollo group that was first observed on 24 September 1960, by astronomers and asteroid search ...

6805 Abstracta

6805 Abstracta, provisional designation 4600 P-L, is a carbonaceous Themistian asteroid and slow rotator from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Dutch astrono ...

4722 Agelaos

4722 Agelaos is a Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 53 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the third Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey at the Palomar Observatory in California in 1977. The Jovian asteroid has a rotation p ...

1873 Agenor

1873 Agenor is a dark Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 53 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1971, and later named after Agenor from Greek mythology. The dark Jovian asteroid bel ...

17314 Aisakos

17314 Aisakos is a Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 36 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered at the Palomar Observatory during the first Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1971. The dark Jovian asteroid has a rotation period of ...

10656 Albrecht

10656 Albrecht is a carbonaceous background asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was named after German astronomer Carl Theodor Albrecht.

1778 Alfven

1778 Alfven, also designated 4506 P-L, is a carbonaceous Themistian asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 20 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 26 September 1960, by astronomers Cornelis van Houten, Ingrid v ...

12621 Alsufi

12621 Alsufi, provisionally designated 6585 P-L, is a carbonaceous Themistian asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 7 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered by astronomers during the Palomar–Leiden survey in 1960, ...

8121 Altdorfer

8121 Altdorfer, provisional designation 2572 P-L, is a stony Flora asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 2 kilometers in diameter. Discovered during the Palomar–Leiden survey in 1960, the asteroid was later named for ...

5010 Amenemhêt

5010 Amenemhêt is a stony asteroid from the central region of the asteroid belt, approximately 9 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, on photographic ...

10247 Amphiaraos

10247 Amphiaraos is Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 27 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Dutch astronomers Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, and Tom Gehrels at the Palomar Observatory in ...

5244 Amphilochos

5244 Amphilochos is a mid-sized Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 36 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered at the Palomar Observatory during the second Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1973, and was later named after the seer A ...

37519 Amphios

37519 Amphios is a Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 33 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered at the Palomar Observatory during the third Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1977. The dark Jovian asteroid is a member of an unname ...

1912 Anubis

1912 Anubis is a stony Koronis asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was named after the Egyptian deity Anubis.

2934 Aristophanes

2934 Aristophanes, provisional designation 4006 P-L, is a carbonaceous Veritasian asteroid from the outer regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 22 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the Palomar–Leiden survey in 1960, and later ...

8318 Averroes

8318 Averroes is a dark Themistian asteroid from the outer regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 29 September 1973, by Dutch astronomers Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, and Tom Gehre ...

2940 Bacon

Bacon, provisional designation 3042 P-L, is a carbonaceous Dorian asteroid from the central region of the asteroid belt, approximately 9 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, ...

5655 Barney

5655 Barney, provisional designation 1159 T-2, is a Maria asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 6.5 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the second Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1973, and named for Am ...

1846 Bengt

1846 Bengt, provisional designation 6553 P-L, is a dark asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 11 kilometers in diameter. Discovered by the Palomar–Leiden survey in 1960, it was named for Danish astronomer Bengt Strom ...

5196 Bustelli

5196 Bustelli is a stony Eunomia asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 6 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 30 September 1973, by Dutch astronomers Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, and Tom Gehrel ...

8967 Calandra

8967 Calandra, provisional designation 4878 T-1, is a carbonaceous background asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 9 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 13 May 1971, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Cor ...

8776 Campestris

8776 Campestris, provisional designation 2287 T-3, is a stony background asteroid from the central region of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 16 October 1977, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and C ...

1864 Daedalus

1864 Daedalus, provisional designation 1971 FA, is a stony asteroid and near-Earth object of the Apollo group, approximately 3 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 March 1971, by Dutch–American astronomer Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observa ...

11429 Demodokus

11429 Demodokus is a mid-sized Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 38 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the Palomar–Leiden survey at the Palomar Observatory in 1960 and later named after the blind singer Demodocus fro ...

9912 Donizetti

9912 Donizetti, provisional designation 2078 T-3, is a stony Rafita asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 7 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the third Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1977, and named ...

9826 Ehrenfreund

9826 Ehrenfreund, provisional designation 2114 T-3, is a stony Eoan asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 7 kilometers in diameter. The asteroid was discovered on 16 October 1977, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and ...

3936 Elst

3936 Elst, provisional designation 2321 T-3, is a stony Vestian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 5 kilometers in diameter. The asteroid was discovered on 16 October 1977, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Co ...

1810 Epimetheus

1810 Epimetheus, provisional designation 4196 P-L, is a stony Florian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 8 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Corn ...

9909 Eschenbach

9909 Eschenbach, provisional designation 4355 T-1, is a Florian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, roughly 10 kilometers in diameter. The asteroid was discovered on 26 March 1971, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Cornelis ...

4354 Euclides

4354 Euclides, provisional designation 2142 P-L, is a dark Dorian asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 12 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 24 September 1960, by Dutch astronomer couple Ingrid and Corne ...

7152 Euneus

7152 Euneus is a Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 40 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered during the second Palomar–Leiden Trojan survey in 1973, and later named after Euneus from Greek mythology. The dark Jovian asteroid ha ...

4007 Euryalos

4007 Euryalos is a larger Jupiter trojan from the Greek camp, approximately 48 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 19 September 1973, by Dutch astronomers Ingrid and Cornelis van Houten at Leiden, and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory i ...