The asteroid 7 Iris

Finder chart
Please wait
Loading 0/4
Click and drag to rotate
Mouse wheel to zoom in/out
Touch with mouse to dismiss
Click and drag the chart above to pan around the sky, or use the mouse wheel to zoom. Click to enlarge.

Show information for


From Fairfield , 7 Iris is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 19° from it.

Begin typing the name of a town near to you, and then select the town from the list of options which appear below.
Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Capricornus
Magnitude:10.23 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.58 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:21h37m [1]
Declination:-10°16' [1]
Distance:3.03 AU
25.17 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.229646
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.54°
Argument of perihelion:145.24°
Epoch of elements:17 December 2020
Mean Anomaly at epoch:300.79°
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
13 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
25 May 2027  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
13 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
30 Mar 2030  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
22 Jun 2031  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
Printable finder charts

Share

Follow

Fairfield

Latitude:
Longitude:
Timezone:

41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

Color scheme