The asteroid 7 Iris

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

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Libra
Magnitude:11.28 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.51 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:14h41m [1]
Declination:-17°52' [1]
Distance:3.86 AU
32.09 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.231206
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.56°
Argument of perihelion:145.27°
Epoch of elements:27 April 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:140.42°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.83 AU
Aphelion:2.94 AU
Orbital period:3.68 years
Events
14 Jan 2022  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
16 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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42.38°N
71.11°W
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