The planet Venus

From Newark (click to change), Venus is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 5° above the horizon at dawn.

Name Venus
Object Type Inferior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Pisces
Brightness (V):Mag -4.1
Right Ascension:23h51m
Declination:+07°37'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Orbital Elements
Semi-major axis:0.72 AU
Eccentricity:0.006772
Inclination:3.39°
Longitude ascending node:76.72°
Argument of perihelion:54.98°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:-64.56°
Source: Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.72 AU
Aphelion:0.73 AU
Orbital period:0.62 years

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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