The brightest asteroid 4 Vesta is the only one occasionally visible by naked eye. It will appear in opposition to the Sun on 2019 NOV 12 at the confluence of the constellations Cetus, Taurus and Aries. At magnitude +6.5 it might be detected by sharp eyes under dark skies.

My Vesta chart, and ephemerides for the brightest asteroids can be viewed at

Photos and descriptions of Vesta would be welcome additions to this thread.