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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 1088487.208222h 03m 00s-08° 30’ 00”
StarHIP 108851022h 03m 04s-07° 08’ 06”
StarHIP 1089098.013422h 03m 39s-07° 47’ 04”
StarHIP 1089647.225222h 04m 31s-08° 43’ 01”
StarHIP 1090537.973622h 05m 32s-07° 41’ 42”
StarHIP 1091677.979422h 06m 46s-06° 43’ 45”
StarHIP 1093568.61122h 09m 15s-07° 14’ 27”
StarHIP 1093696.888422h 09m 26s-08° 11’ 09”
StarHIP 1093786.475222h 09m 29s-07° 32’ 51”
StarHIP 1093808.626222h 09m 30s-08° 48’ 01”
StarHIP 1096377.12822h 12m 35s-08° 00’ 49”

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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