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 16° from it.

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Scorpius
Magnitude:11.28 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.60 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:16h09m [1]
Declination:-22°31' [1]
Distance:3.85 AU
32.02 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.230830
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.56°
Argument of perihelion:145.26°
Epoch of elements:13 November 2019
Mean Anomaly at epoch:193.93°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.94 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Events
28 Jun 2020  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
14 Jan 2022  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
01 May 2023  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
07 Aug 2024  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
28 Feb 2026  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
26 May 2027  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
15 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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