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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]
24 07 2012 12.840 15.192 38.1 25.4 8.5 5.6
03 08 2012 13.090 15.313 37.5 25.0 8.5 5.7
13 08 2012 13.392 15.434 37.0 24.6 8.6 5.7
23 08 2012 13.737 15.554 36.4 24.2 8.7 5.8
02 09 2012 14.119 15.673 36.0 23.9 8.8 5.8
12 09 2012 14.529 15.792 35.6 23.7 8.9 5.9


Saturncentric latitude pf Earth (cyan) and Sun (yellow) in 2012
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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