The planet Venus

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© NASA/Ricardo Nunes
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From Cambridge , Venus is not observable – it will reach its highest point in the sky during daytime and is no higher than 3° above the horizon at dusk.

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Name Venus
Object Type Inferior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Virgo
Magnitude:-3.91 (V) [1]
Absolute mag (H):-4.34 [1]
Slope parameter (n):2.00 [1]
Right ascension:14h16m [1]
Declination:-13°11' [1]
Distance:1.63 AU
13.53 lightmin [1]
Orbital Elements [1]
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:15 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:-64.56°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:0.72 AU
Aphelion:0.73 AU
Orbital period:0.62 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
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