The asteroid 7 Iris

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From Fairfield , 7 Iris is visible in the morning sky, becoming accessible at around 00:39, when it rises 21° above your south-eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 03:21, 33° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight at around 05:39, 25° above your south-western horizon.

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:10.21 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:13h16m [1]
Declination:-15°38' [1]
Distance:2.08 AU
17.26 lightmin [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute Mag (V):40.19
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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