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How Far is Venus from Earth?

The distance of Venus from Earth is currently 175,851,246 kilometers, equivalent to 1.175493 Astronomical Units. Light takes 9 minutes and 46.5766 seconds to travel from Venus and arrive to us.

175,851,246
1.175493
9 minutes and 46.5766 seconds

The following chart shows the distance of Venus from Earth as a function of time. In the chart the distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with an interval of 1 day.

Distance of Venus from Earth between January 2013 and December 2100

The value of the reported distance might be somewhat inaccurate around the times of closest approach for objects passing extremely close to Earth. The value of the distance of Venus from Earth is also available as a real time updated value in the Live Position and Data Tracker.

Closest approach of Venus to Earth

Between January 2013 and December 2100 the closest approach of Venus to Earth happens on Thu Dec 20 2085 at a distance of 0.26433101 Astronomical Units, or 39,543,357 kilometers:

Thu Dec 20 2085
39,543,357
0.264331

NOTE: values for the closest approach are computed with a sampling interval of 1 day.

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