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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 373878.746207h 40m 28s+18° 35’ 23”
StarHIP 374538.868607h 41m 17s+17° 21’ 55”
StarHIP 374728.67307h 41m 29s+18° 15’ 21”
StarHIP 374868.54307h 41m 42s+18° 03’ 11”
StarHIP 375918.904407h 42m 48s+17° 25’ 28”
StarHIP 37622007h 43m 11s+18° 10’ 46”
StarHIP 376448.924807h 43m 29s+19° 16’ 35”
StarHIP 377458.374607h 44m 29s+18° 36’ 05”
StarHIP 377598.880407h 44m 37s+17° 28’ 38”
StarHIP 377698.446407h 44m 40s+17° 00’ 16”
StarHIP 379084.728607h 46m 07s+18° 30’ 36”
StarHIP 379228.407h 46m 16s+17° 00’ 51”
StarHIP 379848.300207h 47m 07s+18° 47’ 19”
StarHIP 380098.711807h 47m 23s+17° 13’ 22”
StarHIP 380278.709407h 47m 35s+19° 02’ 41”
StarHIP 380926.585607h 48m 22s+18° 20’ 12”
StarHIP 381356.783407h 48m 53s+18° 11’ 25”
StarHIP 382708.227407h 50m 27s+17° 28’ 31”
StarHIP 383328.759407h 51m 06s+18° 40’ 12”

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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