7 Iris (Asteroid)

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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 20° above the horizon at dawn.

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Name 7 Iris
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Computed for:18 April 2024
Right ascension:20h42m [1]
Declination:-15°37' [1]
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:10.77 (V) [1]
Distance:2.53 AU
21.03 lightmin [1]
Angular motion (speed):13.93 arcmin/day[1]
Angular motion (pos ang):251.1°
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.229811
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.50°
Argument of perihelion:145.47°
Epoch of elements:22 December 2023
Mean Anomaly at epoch:234.60°
Absolute mag (H):5.64 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.94 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Visibility from Fairfield

All times shown in Fairfield local time.

Events
06 Aug 2024  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
27 Feb 2026  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
25 May 2027  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
12 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
30 Mar 2030  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
22 Jun 2031  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
01 Jan 2033  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
25 Apr 2034  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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