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Venus live position and data

This page shows Venus location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Venus (less than 1.5 degrees):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 920908.467618h 46m 05s-15° 28’ 33”
StarHIP 922057.960618h 47m 30s-15° 59’ 00”
StarHIP 918398.016818h 43m 26s-16° 47’ 05”
StarHIP 922928.060418h 48m 37s-15° 17’ 43”
StarHIP 917586.869218h 42m 39s-15° 31’ 18”
StarHIP 925158.287618h 51m 15s-16° 09’ 41”
StarHIP 917146.974618h 42m 10s-17° 00’ 39”
StarHIP 921398.591818h 46m 46s-14° 50’ 53”
StarHIP 922466.75118h 47m 59s-16° 46’ 35”
StarHIP 917258.211218h 42m 16s-15° 51’ 20”
StarHIP 920387.131218h 45m 37s-17° 32’ 41”
StarHIP 918847.377818h 43m 51s-16° 56’ 29”
StarHIP 919768.822218h 44m 50s-16° 04’ 54”
StarHIP 918718.471418h 43m 45s-15° 16’ 25”
StarHIP 918658.199418h 43m 42s-17° 32’ 43”
StarHIP 923707.284818h 49m 28s-16° 43’ 22”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Venus

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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