Iris (asteroid)

large main-belt asteroid

Iris (7 Iris) is a large asteroid. It orbits the Sun between Mars and Jupiter in the solar system's main asteroid belt. It is a remnant planetesimal. It is the fourth-brightest object in the asteroid belt.[1]

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  1. "Iris: 7 Iris (A847 PA)". Space Reference. Retrieved May 13, 2021.