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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 Capricornus on July, 22 2018
High Precision Live Sky Chart
20h 37m 15s
-25° 02’ 27”
= current altitude ≥ 30°   = current altitude < 30°   = below the horizon
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Maven Rise and Set Times

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

Azimuth: 115.0°
Max altitude: 13.5°
Azimuth: 245.0°

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 MagnitudeMag Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. Constellation
2018 Jul 15 N.A. 20h 43m 57s -24° 17’ 03” Capricornus
2018 Jul 16 N.A. 20h 43m 04s -24° 23’ 44” Capricornus
2018 Jul 17 N.A. 20h 42m 11s -24° 29’ 58” Capricornus
2018 Jul 18 N.A. 20h 41m 16s -24° 37’ 12” Capricornus
2018 Jul 19 N.A. 20h 40m 18s -24° 43’ 18” Capricornus
2018 Jul 20 N.A. 20h 39m 20s -24° 50’ 04” Capricornus
2018 Jul 21 N.A. 20h 38m 17s -24° 56’ 31” Capricornus
2018 Jul 22 N.A. 20h 37m 15s -25° 02’ 27” Capricornus
2018 Jul 23 N.A. 20h 36m 12s -25° 09’ 20” Capricornus
2018 Jul 24 N.A. 20h 35m 06s -25° 14’ 57” Capricornus
2018 Jul 25 N.A. 20h 34m 02s -25° 21’ 16” Capricornus
2018 Jul 26 N.A. 20h 32m 53s -25° 27’ 02” Capricornus
2018 Jul 27 - - - -
2018 Jul 28 - - - -

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 July 2018