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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 604798.833412h 23m 55s-08° 22’ 07”
StarHIP 600197.45212h 18m 32s-08° 54’ 15”
StarHIP 604076.864812h 23m 09s-07° 17’ 56”
StarHIP 601478.789212h 20m 04s-08° 07’ 33”
StarHIP 598487.786812h 16m 21s-07° 31’ 54”
StarHIP 601798.921812h 20m 26s-07° 36’ 49”
StarHIP 606908.231812h 26m 19s-07° 19’ 48”
StarHIP 603158.841612h 22m 04s-08° 33’ 27”
StarHIP 608208.061812h 27m 59s-07° 34’ 05”
StarHIP 600886.729612h 19m 20s-08° 54’ 52”
GalaxyNGC 440412.012h 26m 16s-07° 40’ 50”
GalaxyNGC 442813.512h 27m 28s-08° 10’ 05”
GalaxyNGC 443313.212h 27m 38s-08° 16’ 46”
GalaxyNGC 440313.812h 26m 12s-07° 41’ 03”

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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