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Asteroid (14) Irene at magnitude +9.3 passes close to the magnitude +6.05 star HD 88639 in the constellation Leo at ~23:40 UT, 10th March 2017.

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On 2017 March 3rd at ~12:00 UT, the 155 km diameter asteroid (14) Irene will occult a 9.2 mag star HIP 50582 in the constellation Leo for observers along a path across E Russia.
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Asteroid (14) Irene is at Opposition in constellation Leo on the 18th February 2017.

Magnitude: 9.0
Distance to Earth: 1.238 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.209 AU

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Asteroid (14) Irene at magnitude +9.3 in the constellation Leo.

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Date: 30.01.17 


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Asteroid 14 Irene, at magnitude +10.0, is currently passing 51 Leonis (HD 93257).

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Asteroid (14) Irene is at Opposition in constellation Capricornus on the 8th August 2014.

Magnitude: 10.2
Distance to Earth: 1.827 AU
Distance to Sun: 2.829 AU 



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Asteroid (14) Irene is at Opposition in the constellation Coma Berenices on the 19th March, 2013. 

Magnitude: 8.9 
Distance to Earth: 1.186 au
Distance to Sun: 2.159 au

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Asteroid (14) Irene is at Opposition on the 12th November, 2011.

Magnitude: 10.2 

Distance to Earth: 1.867 AU  

Distance to Sun: 2.849 AU 



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Asteroid (14) Irene is a very large main-belt asteroid.
14 Irene was discovered by J. R. Hind on May 19, 1851, and named after Eirene, a personification of peace in Greek mythology. She was one of the Horae, daughter of Zeus and Themis. The name was suggested by Sir John Herschel.

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Google earth file: Asteroid (14) Irene.kmz (7kb, kmz)

Ephemeris

Date       UT      R.A. (J2000) Decl.    Delta     r     El.    Ph.   V
2011 09 18 000000 03 46 19.5 +11 12 36   2.312   2.914  117.4  17.8  11.4
2011 09 21 000000 03 46 33.3 +11 09 44   2.273   2.910  120.2  17.4  11.3
2011 09 24 000000 03 46 33.8 +11 06 19   2.235   2.907  123.1  16.8  11.3
2011 09 27 000000 03 46 20.9 +11 02 22   2.199   2.904  126.0  16.2  11.2
2011 09 30 000000 03 45 54.2 +10 57 54   2.163   2.901  129.1  15.6  11.1
2011 10 03 000000 03 45 13.8 +10 52 59   2.130   2.898  132.1  14.8  11.1
2011 10 06 000000 03 44 19.5 +10 47 39   2.097   2.894  135.2  14.1  11.0
2011 10 09 000000 03 43 11.5 +10 41 55   2.067   2.891  138.4  13.3  11.0
2011 10 12 000000 03 41 50.1 +10 35 52   2.038   2.887  141.6  12.4  10.9
2011 10 15 000000 03 40 15.4 +10 29 31   2.011   2.884  144.9  11.5  10.8
2011 10 18 000000 03 38 28.0 +10 22 57   1.986   2.881  148.2  10.5  10.8
2011 10 21 000000 03 36 28.2 +10 16 12   1.963   2.877  151.5   9.5  10.7
2011 10 24 000000 03 34 17.0 +10 09 22   1.942   2.873  154.8   8.5  10.6
2011 10 27 000000 03 31 55.1 +10 02 31   1.923   2.870  158.2   7.4  10.5
2011 10 30 000000 03 29 23.7 +09 55 45   1.907   2.866  161.4   6.3  10.5
2011 11 02 000000 03 26 44.2 +09 49 08   1.894   2.863  164.6   5.3  10.4
2011 11 05 000000 03 23 58.0 +09 42 46   1.883   2.859  167.5   4.3  10.3
2011 11 08 000000 03 21 06.6 +09 36 44   1.874   2.855  169.9   3.5  10.3
2011 11 11 000000 03 18 11.6 +09 31 09   1.868   2.851  171.4   3.0  10.2
2011 11 14 000000 03 15 14.6 +09 26 05   1.865   2.847  171.4   3.0  10.2
2011 11 17 000000 03 12 17.1 +09 21 37   1.865   2.844  169.9   3.5  10.3
2011 11 20 000000 03 09 21.0 +09 17 51   1.867   2.840  167.5   4.3  10.3
2011 11 23 000000 03 06 27.9 +09 14 52   1.872   2.836  164.5   5.3  10.4
2011 11 26 000000 03 03 39.5 +09 12 44   1.879   2.832  161.3   6.4  10.4
2011 11 29 000000 03 00 57.4 +09 11 32   1.889   2.828  157.9   7.5  10.5
2011 12 02 000000 02 58 23.3 +09 11 20   1.901   2.824  154.5   8.6  10.5
2011 12 05 000000 02 55 58.3 +09 12 09   1.916   2.820  151.1   9.7  10.6


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The  magnitude 9 asteroid, 14 Irene, is predicted to pass only 0.2° north of magnitude 6 star 92 Virginis (HD 121607).
The event this evening is observable from Europe and the Americas.
Asteroid 14 Irene was at opposition on the 21st April, 2009.

Position(2000): RA = 13h56m27.90s, Dec = +01°03'02.0"


Ephemeris:
Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Dec.      Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V

2009 05 07    13 59.25   +01 17.3    1.238    2.203   157.2    10.2     9.1
2009 05 08 13 58.46 +01 15.5 1.242 2.204 156.3 10.6 9.2
2009 05 09 13 57.68 +01 13.4 1.247 2.205 155.3 11.0 9.2
2009 05 10 13 56.93 +01 11.2 1.252 2.206 154.4 11.4 9.2
2009 05 11 13 56.19 +01 08.8 1.257 2.207 153.5 11.8 9.2
2009 05 12 13 55.48 +01 06.1 1.262 2.208 152.5 12.2 9.3
2009 05 13 13 54.78 +01 03.3 1.267 2.209 151.6 12.6 9.3
2009 05 14 13 54.11 +01 00.2 1.273 2.210 150.6 13.0 9.3
2009 05 15 13 53.46 +00 56.9 1.279 2.211 149.7 13.4 9.3
2009 05 16 13 52.84 +00 53.4 1.285 2.212 148.7 13.7 9.4
2009 05 17 13 52.24 +00 49.8 1.291 2.213 147.7 14.1 9.4


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