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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 419038.343608h 32m 39s+20° 08’ 49”
StarHIP 419095.211808h 32m 42s+20° 26’ 28”
StarHIP 419788.588608h 33m 23s+20° 23’ 24”
StarHIP 420837.998208h 34m 39s+21° 29’ 35”
StarHIP 421336.511408h 35m 19s+19° 35’ 24”
StarHIP 421647.469408h 35m 45s+19° 46’ 16”
StarHIP 422017.46308h 36m 17s+20° 20’ 29”
StarHIP 422938.414408h 37m 21s+21° 58’ 48”
StarHIP 422987.96208h 37m 26s+20° 29’ 13”
StarHIP 423198.221408h 37m 40s+19° 31’ 06”
StarHIP 423276.735808h 37m 46s+19° 16’ 02”
StarHIP 424288.478408h 39m 07s+20° 47’ 50”
StarHIP 424856.643208h 39m 42s+19° 46’ 42”
StarHIP 424976.503808h 39m 50s+19° 32’ 27”
StarHIP 425166.27308h 40m 06s+20° 00’ 28”
StarHIP 425236.6108h 40m 11s+19° 58’ 16”
StarHIP 425426.734208h 40m 20s+19° 20’ 56”
StarHIP 425496.325808h 40m 22s+19° 40’ 11”
StarHIP 425566.277608h 40m 27s+19° 32’ 41”
StarHIP 425786.808608h 40m 43s+19° 43’ 09”
StarHIP 426006.747608h 40m 56s+19° 34’ 49”
StarHIP 426286.740208h 41m 15s+20° 28’ 36”
StarHIP 426736.816608h 41m 50s+19° 52’ 27”
StarHIP 427668.854208h 42m 53s+20° 49’ 09”

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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