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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 554958.222811h 21m 56s-00° 25’ 44”
StarHIP 553697.57211h 20m 15s+00° 16’ 26”
StarHIP 553798.242811h 20m 23s-01° 47’ 49”
StarHIP 552886.568411h 19m 22s-01° 39’ 16”
StarHIP 554968.779211h 21m 57s+00° 03’ 08”
StarHIP 558008.08711h 25m 59s-01° 04’ 42”
StarHIP 555955.89511h 23m 17s+00° 07’ 55”
StarHIP 553047.860211h 19m 32s-00° 11’ 16”
StarHIP 552777.253211h 19m 15s+00° 43’ 24”
GalaxyUGC 636113.911h 20m 48s+00° 27’ 33”
GalaxyUGC 634014.011h 19m 55s-00° 52’ 50”
GalaxyUGC 643514.011h 25m 34s-00° 46’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 366213.811h 23m 46s-01° 06’ 15”

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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