Asteroid 14 Irene
Asteroid 14 Irene is currently in the constellation of Virgo. The current Right Ascension of Asteroid 14 Irene is 14h 13m 14s and the Declination is -08° 08’ 14” (topocentric coordinates computed for the selected location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]). The current magnitude of Asteroid 14 Irene is 10.99 (JPL).
Summary of key facts about Asteroid 14 Irene [tip: you can also create a Quick Access page for this data if you access it frequently and would like to have a simpler view]:
- 14 Irene is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
- It is visible looking in the South-South-East direction at an altitude of 29° above the horizon.
- Given its current magnitude, 14 Irene is visible with the help of a binocular with a 70-80mm aperture or a small telescope.
- See also 14 Irene rise and set times.
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Asteroid 14 Irene Position and Finder Charts
Below we provide Asteroid 14 Irene finder charts showing where the object is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars. The first finder chart has a field of view of 50 degrees, while the second one has a field of view of 10 degrees. Click on each finder chart to access a full screen interactive Online Planetarium.
Higher precision deep sky finder chart, 60 arcmin wide, showing where Asteroid 14 Irene is right now. Click on the image to see a more detailed fullscreen tracker view.
Also check out Where is Asteroid 14 Irene?, a page that provides all the information needed to find Asteroid 14 Irene in the sky and additional links to sky charts.
Asteroid 14 Irene Distance from Earth
The distance of Asteroid 14 Irene from Earth is currently 476,865,882 kilometers, equivalent to 3.187652 Astronomical Units. Light takes 26 minutes and 30.6534 seconds to travel from Asteroid 14 Irene and arrive to us.
The following chart shows the distance of Asteroid 14 Irene from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.
The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of 14 Irene from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.
Closest approach of Asteroid 14 Irene to Earth
Between January 2013 and December 2100, the closest approach of Asteroid 14 Irene to Earth happens on Fri Apr 2 2088 at a distance of 1.175276 Astronomical Units, or 175,818,791 kilometers:
NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.
Asteroid 14 Irene brightness
The following chart is the predicted light curve (visual magnitude as a function of time) of Asteroid 14 Irene, 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.
Asteroid 14 Irene rise and set times
The rise and set times are defined as the time at which the upper limb of Asteroid 14 Irene touches the horizon, considering the effect of the atmospheric refraction. As the atmospheric conditions cannot be modeled precisely the times reported here should be considered correct with an approximation of few minutes.
Asteroid 14 Irene Orbital Elements
|Perihelion distance||q||2.15639228 AU
|Date of perihelion transit||Tp||2021-Jul-27 21:11:13
|Next perihelion transit||2025-Sep-24 03:46
|Argument of perihelion||peri||97.801671292686°|
|Longitude of the ascending node||node||86.123991373328°|
Visualization of Asteroid 14 Irene Orbit
This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 14 Irene with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 14 Irene and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!
Asteroid 14 Irene Physical Data
The following shows the known values of the most important physical parameters of Asteroid 14 Irene. Source: JPL Small-Body Database
|Physical Parameter||Value||Relative to Earth|
|Sideral Rotation||15.0280 hours||0.6279|
Asteroid 14 Irene 15 Days Ephemeris
The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 14 Irene computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 14 Irene in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.
|2021 Oct 19||13h 58m 23s||-06° 38’ 08”||11.02||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 20||14h 00m 23s||-06° 50’ 26”||11.02||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 21||14h 02m 21s||-07° 02’ 39”||11.01||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 22||14h 04m 22s||-07° 14’ 49”||11.00||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 23||14h 06m 20s||-07° 26’ 57”||11.00||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 24||14h 08m 21s||-07° 38’ 58”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 25||14h 10m 20s||-07° 50’ 58”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 26||14h 12m 20s||-08° 02’ 53”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 27||14h 14m 21s||-08° 14’ 44”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 28||14h 16m 21s||-08° 26’ 33”||10.98||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 29||14h 18m 21s||-08° 38’ 17”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 30||14h 20m 21s||-08° 49’ 55”||10.99||Virgo|
|2021 Oct 31||14h 22m 23s||-09° 01’ 31”||10.99||Libra|
|2021 Nov 01||14h 24m 23s||-09° 13’ 02”||11.00||Libra|