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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]
18 02 2017 26.608 26.718 35.9 23.9 16.1 10.7
28 02 2017 26.561 26.725 36.4 24.2 16.3 10.8
10 03 2017 26.518 26.732 37.0 24.6 16.5 11.0
20 03 2017 26.483 26.737 37.7 25.0 16.8 11.2
30 03 2017 26.457 26.742 38.3 25.5 17.1 11.3
09 04 2017 26.444 26.746 38.9 25.9 17.3 11.5


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