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7 Iris live position and data

This page shows Asteroid 7 Iris location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Asteroid 7 Iris (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 68038.451401h 27m 32s+16° 47’ 16”
StarHIP 68377.855201h 28m 00s+15° 59’ 18”
StarHIP 68696.559201h 28m 24s+17° 04’ 45”
StarHIP 69698.06601h 29m 42s+17° 05’ 56”
StarHIP 7053001h 30m 54s+15° 33’ 54”
StarHIP 70817.543401h 31m 13s+17° 09’ 07”
StarHIP 71347.704801h 31m 54s+16° 02’ 50”
StarHIP 71436.693801h 32m 03s+16° 56’ 51”
StarHIP 72658.785801h 33m 36s+16° 07’ 49”
StarHIP 72827.61301h 33m 47s+17° 41’ 07”
StarHIP 74475.931401h 35m 54s+17° 26’ 01”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Asteroid 7 Iris

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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