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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 570288.665811h 41m 33s+03° 51’ 01”
StarHIP 565987.085611h 36m 14s+03° 18’ 04”
StarHIP 569558.425211h 40m 30s+03° 39’ 15”
StarHIP 569517.4611h 40m 29s+05° 08’ 23”
StarHIP 564455.7211h 34m 22s+03° 03’ 37”
StarHIP 568918.416611h 39m 45s+04° 52’ 50”
StarHIP 568598.285611h 39m 28s+02° 50’ 46”
StarHIP 570837.219411h 42m 07s+04° 44’ 50”
StarHIP 570848.62611h 42m 09s+02° 52’ 42”
StarHIP 566688.290411h 37m 09s+04° 57’ 46”
StarHIP 570347.988811h 41m 38s+04° 35’ 25”
StarHIP 563717.155211h 33m 19s+03° 21’ 45”
StarHIP 568088.487211h 38m 44s+04° 25’ 35”
StarHIP 567478.187611h 38m 05s+03° 37’ 18”

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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