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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]
16 09 2017 26.948 26.702 37.4 24.9 16.9 11.3
26 09 2017 26.970 26.693 36.8 24.5 16.7 11.1
06 10 2017 26.986 26.682 36.2 24.1 16.4 10.9
16 10 2017 26.994 26.671 35.7 23.7 16.2 10.8
26 10 2017 26.991 26.659 35.2 23.4 16.0 10.6
05 11 2017 26.974 26.647 34.8 23.2 15.8 10.5
15 11 2017 26.943 26.633 34.5 22.9 15.6 10.4


Saturncentric latitude pf Earth (cyan) and Sun (yellow) in 2017
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    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