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Maven

Available Resources

Maven Sky Charts and Coordinates

This is a simplified sky chart, showing where Maven is now with respect to the brightest stars and constellations.

More advanced sky charts are available on TheSkyLive for this object: 1) the Online Planetarium which is interactive and allows to select dates and additional objects to visualize; and 2) the Live Position and Data Tracker which provides the highest precision position data and features deep sky imagery from the Digitized Sky Survey.

Maven in Aquarius on December, 15 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
23h 18m 50s
-05° 12’ 49”

Maven Rise and Set Times

Today's Maven rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. All times are relative to the Europe/London timezone.

Azimuth: 95.1°
Max altitude: 33.4°
Azimuth: 265.0°

Maven Orbit Diagram

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Maven with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Maven and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Maven

Maven Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Maven computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Maven in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2018 Dec 08 23h 01m 31s -07° 15’ 06” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 09 23h 03m 55s -06° 58’ 32” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 10 23h 06m 18s -06° 41’ 29” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 11 23h 08m 40s -06° 24’ 52” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 12 23h 11m 04s -06° 07’ 44” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 13 23h 13m 27s -05° 50’ 59” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 14 23h 15m 51s -05° 33’ 55” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 15 23h 18m 15s -05° 16’ 58” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 16 23h 20m 39s -04° 59’ 54” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 17 23h 23m 03s -04° 42’ 46” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 18 23h 25m 27s -04° 25’ 45” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 19 23h 27m 51s -04° 08’ 26” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 20 23h 30m 15s -03° 51’ 26” N.A. Aquarius
2018 Dec 21 23h 32m 39s -03° 34’ 00” N.A. Aquarius

Distance of Maven from Earth

The following chart shows the distance of Maven from Earth as a function of time. Distance data is measured in Astronomical Units and sampled with a 2 days interval.

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

Distance of Maven from Earth between November 2013 and December 2018