Positions of Earth and Venus
Date: 06 January 2011
Depicts: Positions of the planets in June 2006
Positions of Venus and Earth in the ecliptic plane, on 27 June 2006; the distances are given in astronomical units. The dashed circles depict the orbits of Jupiter (outermost), Mars, Earth and Mercury (innermost). The red lines symbolise the propagation direction of the solar wind.
Last Update: 1 September 2019