The asteroid 7 Iris

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From Ashburn , 7 Iris is visible in the evening sky, becoming accessible at around 21:05 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 30° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 23:22, 40° above your southern horizon. It will continue to be observable until around 02:44, when it sinks to 22° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:9.76 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:12h27m [1]
Declination:-10°52' [1]
Distance:1.90 AU
15.83 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):39.94
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.231286
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.56°
Argument of perihelion:145.27°
Epoch of elements:16 January 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:113.65°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.83 AU
Aphelion:2.94 AU
Orbital period:3.68 years
Events
14 Jan 2022  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
15 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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