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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 107956.409802h 18m 57s+23° 10’ 04”
StarHIP 10833002h 19m 25s+24° 42’ 27”
StarHIP 109647.397802h 21m 14s+23° 25’ 35”
StarHIP 110356.504402h 22m 06s+22° 52’ 24”
StarHIP 111148.854402h 23m 00s+22° 16’ 29”
StarHIP 11152002h 23m 26s+22° 44’ 07”
StarHIP 111728.348602h 23m 51s+24° 18’ 19”
StarHIP 112378.409202h 24m 39s+22° 26’ 01”
StarHIP 114067.912202h 26m 58s+22° 52’ 43”
StarHIP 114998.385802h 28m 17s+24° 37’ 54”
StarHIP 11509002h 28m 23s+22° 52’ 41”
StarHIP 115478.436602h 28m 48s+23° 52’ 13”
StarHIP 115786.165802h 29m 13s+23° 28’ 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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