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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 78308.81101h 40m 44s+15° 37’ 10”
StarHIP 85398.437601h 50m 05s+14° 21’ 04”
StarHIP 77658.869801h 39m 55s+15° 15’ 34”
StarHIP 84268.972601h 48m 39s+14° 03’ 40”
StarHIP 80718.84501h 43m 42s+14° 42’ 07”
StarHIP 85328.721401h 50m 01s+14° 13’ 34”
StarHIP 77106.634201h 39m 15s+14° 17’ 08”
StarHIP 81268.507801h 44m 25s+14° 03’ 23”
StarHIP 77628.568201h 39m 54s+15° 15’ 24”
StarHIP 79757.452401h 42m 26s+15° 46’ 42”
StarHIP 78597.480601h 41m 04s+13° 46’ 25”
StarHIP 82628.99601h 46m 25s+15° 42’ 47”
GalaxyUGC 119513.601h 42m 27s+13° 58’ 36”
GalaxyNGC 66011.701h 43m 01s+13° 38’ 36”
GalaxyUGC 120013.901h 42m 48s+13° 09’ 23”
GalaxyUGC 121113.901h 43m 52s+13° 48’ 03”

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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