7 Iris (Asteroid)

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From San Diego , 7 Iris is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is 2° below the horizon at dusk.

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Name 7 Iris
Object type Asteroid
Current position
Constellation:Sextans
Magnitude:11.03 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):5.62 [1]
Slope parameter (G):0.15 [1]
Right ascension:10h38m [1]
Declination:+04°06' [1]
Distance:3.48 AU
28.91 lightmin [1]
Orbital elements [1]
Semi-major axis:2.39 AU
Eccentricity:0.229500
Inclination:5.52°
Longitude ascending node:259.52°
Argument of perihelion:145.34°
Epoch of elements:21 January 2022
Mean Anomaly at epoch:47.64°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:1.84 AU
Aphelion:2.93 AU
Orbital period:3.69 years
Visibility from San Diego

All times shown in San Diego local time.

Events
30 Apr 2023  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
06 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
01 Jan 2033  –  Asteroid 7 Iris at opposition
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