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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]
20 11 2016 26.691 26.617 34.2 22.7 15.4 10.2
30 11 2016 26.737 26.632 34.1 22.7 15.3 10.2
10 12 2016 26.768 26.645 34.0 22.6 15.3 10.2
20 12 2016 26.782 26.658 34.1 22.7 15.3 10.2
30 12 2016 26.781 26.670 34.2 22.7 15.4 10.2
09 01 2017 26.766 26.681 34.4 22.9 15.5 10.3


Saturncentric latitude pf Earth (cyan) and Sun (yellow) in 2016
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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