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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Where is Asteroid 7 Iris?

Asteroid 7 Iris is currently in the constellation of Libra. The current Right Ascension is 14h 40m 33s and the Declination is -20° 35’ 17”.

14h 40m 33s
-20° 35’ 17”
Libra
  • 7 Iris is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].
  • It is visible looking in the South-East direction at an altitude of 8° above the horizon.
  • Given its current magnitude, 7 Iris is visible with the help of a binocular with a 70-80mm aperture or a small telescope.
  • See also 7 Iris rise and set times.
  • Go to interactive sky chart

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Below you can see a simplified sky chart showing where Asteroid 7 Iris is right now in the sky with respect to the brightest stars and constellations. More advanced sky charts for Asteroid 7 Iris are available on TheSkyLive: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Map showing Asteroid 7 Iris in Libra on January, 31 2023
Field of view: 50x30 degrees
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 = visible to the naked eye
 = binocular, brighter than 10th magnitude
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

See also the following additional resources about Asteroid 7 Iris