Most asteroids are members of the 'asteroid belt', a collection of thousands of rocky bodies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, 2 to 3.5 AU from the Sun. Astronomers once thought that the asteroid belt was the debris from a destroyed planet.

Name Pronunciation
Abundantia ah-boon-DAN-shee-ah
Adelinda ah-day-LEE-nah
Adeona
Adria EH-dree-a
Aegina a-JYE-na
Aegle EE-glee
Aemilia a-MEE-lee-a
Aethra EE-thra
Agathe a-GAA-te
Aglaja a-GLYE-a
Alexandra AL-ek-SAND-ra
Alkeste AL_kes-TEE
Alkmene alk-MEE-nee
Althaea al-THEE-a
Amalthea AM-al-THEE-a
Ambrosia am-BROE-sha
Amor
Ampella am-PELL-a
Amphitrite AM-fe-TRY-tee
Andromache an-DROM-a-kee
Angelina AN-je-LEE-na
Annefrank ANN-FRANK
Antigone an-TIG-o-nee
Antiope an-TYE-o-pee
Apollo a-POLL-oh
Apophis a-PAW-fis
Aquitania akwi-TAIN-i-a
Arete a-RET-ee
Arethusa ARR-e-THEW-sa
Ariadne air-i-AD-ni
Artemis ar-TEEM-is
Aschera
Asia AISH-a
Astraea a-STREE-a
Astraea a-STREE-a
Atala
Atalante AT-LAN-tee
Ate EH-tee
Athamantis ATH-a-MAN-tis
Athor ATH-or
Aurora ah-ROAR-a
Ausonia aw-SOE-nee-a
Austria AWS-tree-a
Bacchus BACK-us
Bamberga bam-BUR-ga
Baucis BAW-sis
Beatrix BAY-a-tricks or BEE-a-tricks
Belisana
Bellona be-LOE-na
Bertha BERTH-a
Bianca bee-AANG-ka
Braille BRAIL
Brunhild BROON-hilt
Byblis BIB-lis
Camilla ca-MILL-a
Celuta
Ceres SEER-ees
Chiron KYE-ron
Chryseis cry-SEE-is
Circe SIR-see
Concordia con-COR-di-a
Cybele SIB-e-lee
Cyrene sye-REE-nee
Danae DAN-eh-ee
Daphne DAFF-nee
Dejanira DEE-e-NYE-re
Dejopeja DEE-e-PEE-e
Desiderata de-SID-er-AA-ta
Diana dye-ANN-a
Dido DYE-do
Dike DIE-kee
Dione DIE-oh-nee
Doris DORR-is
Dynamene die-NAM-e-nee
Dysnomia dis-NOME-i-a
Echo ECK-o
Egeria e-JEER-ee-a
Elektra ee-LECK-trah
Elpis EL-pis
Elsa EL-sa
Eos EE-os
Erato e-RAY-toe
Erigone e-RIG-o-nee
Eris EE-ris
Eros EER-os
Eucharis EW-ka-ris
Eudora ew-DOR-a
Eugenia ew-JEE-nee-a
Eunike EW-ne-kee
Eunomia ewe-NOM-ee-a
Eunomia ewe-NOM-ee-a
Euphrosyne ew-FROS-e-nee
Europa yew-ROPE-a
Eurydike ew-RID-i-kee
Eurykleia EWR-i-KLYE-a
Eurynome ew-RIN-o-mee
Euterpe ew-TUR-pee
Eva EE-va
Felicitas fe-LIS-i-tas
Feronia fer-ROE-nee-a
Fides FYE-dees
Flora FLOOR-a
Fortuna for-TUNE-a
Freia FRY-a
Frigga FRIG-a
Galatea GAL-a-TEE-a
Gallia GAL-ee-a
Garumna ga-RUM-na
Gerda GUR-da
Harmonia har-MOE-nee-a
Hebe HEE-bee
Hecuba HECK-yu-ba
Hedda HED-a
Hekate HECK-a-tee
Helena HEL-e-na
Henrietta HEN-ree-ET-a
Hera HEER-a or HERR-a
Herculina HER-kew-LEE-na
Hermione her-MY-o-nee
Hersilia her-SIL-ee-a
Hertha HUR-tha
Hesperia hes-PEER-ee-a
Hestia HES-tee-a
Hilda HILL-da
Hygiea hy-GEE-a
Ianthe eye-AN-thee
Iduna
Ino EYE-noe
Io EYE-o
Iphigenia IF-ije-NYE-a
Irene eye-REE-nee
Iris EYE-riss
Irma UR-ma
Isabella IS-a-BEL-a
Isis EYE-sis
Ismene is-MEE-nee
Isolda i-SOUL-da
Istria is-TREE-a
Johanna joe-AN-a
Juewa ZHWAY-HWAA
Julia JEW-lee-a
Juno JEW-noe
Juno JEW-no
Kalliope ka-LYE-o-pee
Kallisto ca-LISS-toe
Kalypso ca_LIP-soe
Kassandra cas-SAND-ra
Kleopatra KLEE-o-PAT-ra
Klio CLEE-o
Klotho KLOE-thoe
Klymene KLIM-e-nee
Klytaemnestra KLYE-tem-NES-tra
Klytia KLIT-ee-a
Kolga COAL-ga
Koronis ko-ROE-nis
Lachesis LACK-e-sis
Lacrimosa LACK-ri-MOE-sa
Laetitia le-TEE-sha
Lamberta lam-BUR-ta
Laurentia law-REN-sha
Leda LEE-da
Leto LEE-toe
Leukothea lew-KOTH-ee-a
Liberatrix LIB-e-RAY-tricks
Lilaea lye-LEE-a
Lomia
Loreley LOR-e-lye
Lucia LEW-sha
Lucina lew-SYE-na
Lumen LEW-men
Lutetia lew-TEE-sha
Lydia LID-i-a
Maja MYE-a
Maria ma-REE-a
Martha MAR-tha
Massalia ma-SALL-ee-a
Medea me-DEE-a
Medusa me-DOO-sa
Melete MEL-e-tee
Meliboea MEL-i-BEE-a
Melpomene mel-POM-e-nee
Menippe me-NIP-ee
Metis MEE-tis
Minerva mi-NUR-va
Miriam MIRR-ee-am
Mnemosyne ne-MOS-e-nee
Nausikaa naw-SICK-eh-a
Nemausa ne-MAWS-a
Nemesis NEM-e-sis
Niobe NYE-o-bee
Nuwa
Nysa NYE-sa
Oceana OH-shee-AA-na
Oenone i-NOE-nee
Ophelia o-FEEL-ya
Pales PAY-lees
Pallas PAL-as
Pandora pan-DOOR-a
Panopaea PAN-oPEE-a
Parthenope par-THEN-o-pee
Peitho PYE-thoe
Penelope pe-NELL-o-pee
Phaedra FEE-dra
Phaethon FAYE-uh-thun
Philomela FIL-o-MEE-la
Philosophia FIL-o-SOF-ee-a
Phocaea foe-SEE-a
Phthia THYE-a
Polana
Polyhymnia POL-ee-HIM-nee-a
Pomona po-MOE-na
Pompeja pom-PAY-a
Prokne PROCK-nee
Proserpina proe-SUR-pe-na
Protogeneia PROE-toe-je-NYE-a
Psyche SYE-kee
Quaoar KWAH-o-ar
Rhodope ROD-o-pee
Rosa ROE-sa
Sappho SAF-oh
Scylla SILL-a
Sedna SAID-na
Semele SEM-e-lee
Sibylla si-BILL-a
Sirona si-ROE-na
Siwa SEE-va
Sophrosyne soe-FROZ-e-nee
Stephania ste-FAY-nee-a
Sylvia SIL-vee-a
Terpsichore terp-SICK-o-ree
Thalia the-LYE-a
Themis THEE-mis
Thetis THEE-tis
Thisbe THIS-bee
Thusnelda
Thyra THIGH-ra
Tolosa to-LOE-za
Toutatis two-TA-tis
Una EWE-na
Undina un-DEE-na
Urania ewe-RAY-nee-a
Urda OOR-da
Vala VAA-la
Velleda
Vesta VES-ta
Vibilia
Victoria vic-TOR-ee-a
Virginia ver-GIN-i-a
Weringia
Xanthippe zan-TIP-ee
Zelia