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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 307267.887606h 27m 18s+21° 17’ 37”
StarHIP 310338.080206h 30m 40s+20° 25’ 17”
StarHIP 313687.068206h 34m 39s+19° 25’ 44”
StarHIP 304968.43206h 24m 38s+19° 42’ 15”
StarHIP 307737.804206h 27m 58s+18° 48’ 49”
StarHIP 311408.153206h 31m 59s+19° 55’ 05”
StarHIP 308834.143406h 28m 57s+20° 12’ 43”
StarHIP 304468.974206h 24m 01s+19° 54’ 32”
StarHIP 307576.383606h 27m 46s+20° 47’ 22”
StarHIP 310148.706606h 30m 28s+19° 17’ 08”
StarHIP 307568.20406h 27m 45s+20° 46’ 59”
StarHIP 307696.21106h 27m 56s+20° 29’ 46”
StarHIP 311447.748606h 32m 03s+19° 43’ 09”
StarHIP 312497.962806h 33m 16s+19° 50’ 37”

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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