The asteroid 7 Iris

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From Fairfield , 7 Iris is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 17° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:11.32 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.60 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:17h57m [1]
Declination:-24°08' [1]
Distance:3.20 AU
26.58 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.230514
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.56°
Argument of perihelion:145.24°
Epoch of elements:21 February 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:220.68°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.94 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Events
28 Jun 2020  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
14 Jan 2022  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
01 May 2023  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
07 Aug 2024  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
27 Feb 2026  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
26 May 2027  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
14 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
31 Mar 2030  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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