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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 42563008h 40m 33s+13° 33’ 24”
StarHIP 426328.818408h 41m 18s+14° 39’ 59”
StarHIP 427977.885408h 43m 12s+14° 06’ 28”
StarHIP 421658.493608h 35m 46s+14° 07’ 13”
StarHIP 428658.378408h 44m 05s+13° 44’ 55”
StarHIP 426308.376608h 41m 16s+13° 12’ 01”
StarHIP 423738.626208h 38m 23s+12° 56’ 01”
StarHIP 430188.71108h 45m 59s+13° 15’ 49”
StarHIP 423758.478808h 38m 24s+12° 29’ 16”
StarHIP 421937.389208h 36m 10s+13° 46’ 39”
StarHIP 421958.07208h 36m 13s+13° 46’ 09”
StarHIP 427955.58908h 43m 12s+12° 40’ 51”
StarHIP 424468.138408h 39m 15s+12° 57’ 38”
StarHIP 428488.265208h 43m 52s+13° 37’ 26”
StarHIP 428908.537408h 44m 26s+14° 25’ 52”
StarHIP 423317.417808h 37m 49s+14° 28’ 22”
StarHIP 425667.966608h 40m 36s+14° 22’ 44”
StarHIP 422418.785608h 36m 41s+13° 59’ 44”
GalaxyNGC 264812.908h 42m 40s+14° 17’ 08”

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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