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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 217.380400h 00m 15s+08° 00’ 26”
StarHIP 1866.312200h 02m 24s+08° 57’ 24”
StarHIP 1928.052200h 02m 28s+08° 23’ 38”
StarHIP 1945.680600h 02m 29s+08° 29’ 08”
StarHIP 2418.657600h 03m 00s+09° 08’ 17”
StarHIP 2488.038800h 03m 03s+08° 16’ 14”
StarHIP 4158.920800h 05m 03s+09° 16’ 48”
StarHIP 4478.11400h 05m 22s+08° 47’ 16”
StarHIP 1179127.65323h 55m 00s+08° 23’ 22”
StarHIP 1179626.818223h 55m 37s+08° 13’ 23”
StarHIP 1180157.338623h 56m 19s+10° 00’ 44”
StarHIP 118095023h 57m 20s+09° 44’ 20”
StarHIP 118200023h 58m 32s+07° 39’ 33”
StarHIP 1182228.198823h 58m 49s+09° 33’ 00”
StarHIP 118305023h 59m 44s+08° 41’ 21”

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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