The asteroid 7 Iris

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From Fairfield , 7 Iris is not readily observable since it is very close to the Sun, at a separation of only 15° from it.

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Name 7 Iris
Object Type Asteroid
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Magnitude:9.89 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.58 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:00h27m [1]
Declination:+06°53' [1]
Distance:2.89 AU
24.07 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.229485
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.53°
Argument of perihelion:145.29°
Epoch of elements:27 March 2021
Mean Anomaly at epoch:327.48°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.93 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Visibility from Fairfield

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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
26 May 2027  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
14 Oct 2028  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
31 Mar 2030  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
23 Jun 2031  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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