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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 07 2017 26.756 26.743 40.8 27.1 18.4 12.2
28 07 2017 26.792 26.738 40.4 26.8 18.2 12.1
07 08 2017 26.826 26.732 39.8 26.5 18.0 12.0
17 08 2017 26.859 26.726 39.3 26.1 17.7 11.8
27 08 2017 26.891 26.719 38.6 25.7 17.5 11.6
06 09 2017 26.921 26.711 38.0 25.3 17.2 11.4


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