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Date Saturnicentric latitude Rings major axis Rings minor axis
Earth Sun outer edge inner edge outer edge inner edge
D/M/Y [deg] [deg] [arcsec] [arcsec] [arcsec] [arcsec]
25 11 2017 26.896 26.619 34.3 22.8 15.5 10.3
05 12 2017 26.832 26.604 34.1 22.7 15.4 10.2
15 12 2017 26.752 26.588 34.0 22.6 15.3 10.2
25 12 2017 26.655 26.572 34.0 22.6 15.2 10.1
04 01 2018 26.545 26.554 34.0 22.6 15.2 10.1
14 01 2018 26.423 26.536 34.2 22.7 15.2 10.1


Saturncentric latitude pf Earth (cyan) and Sun (yellow) in 2017
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  • Saturn in the astropedia
    Columns description:
    (1) Date
    (2) The saturnicentric latitude of the Earth referred to the plane of the ring, positive towereds the north [deg].
    (3) Saturnicentric latitude of the Sun referred to the plane of the ring; positive towerds the north [deg].
    (4) Major axis of the outer edge of outer ring of Saturn
    (5) Major axis of the inner edge of inner ring of Saturn
    (6) Minor axis of the outer edge of outer ring of Saturn
    (7) Minor axis of the inner edge of inner ring of Saturn