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Saturn live position and data

This page shows Saturn location and other relevant astronomical data in real time. The celestial coordinates, magnitude, distances and speed are updated in real time and are computed using high quality data sets provided by the JPL Horizons ephemeris service (see acknowledgements for details). The sky map shown below represents a rectangular portion of the sky 60x40 arcminutes wide. By comparison the diameter of the full Moon is about 30 arcmins, so the full horizontal extent of the map is approximately 2 full Moons wide. Depending on the device you are using, the map can be dragged horizondally or vertically using the mouse or touchscreen. The deep sky image in the background is provided by the Digitized Sky Survey (acknowledgements).

Local Time:
Right Ascension: 16.561621
Declination: -20.399879 (J2000)
Magnitude: 1.38
Constellation: Ophiucus
Solar Elongation: 90.9°

Distance of Saturn from the Sun: 1501641000 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of Saturn from the Earth: 1491800513 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]

RA: -
Dec: -

Conjunctions of Saturn with other objects

The following table is a list of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) that are currently in close conjunction (less than 1.5 degrees apart) with Saturn:

Object TypeObject NameMagnitudeR.A.Dec.
StarHIP 809754.43316h 32m 08s-21° 27’ 59”
StarHIP 809928.162216h 32m 26s-20° 45’ 07”
StarHIP 811738.683616h 34m 47s-19° 56’ 27”

Additional Resources about Saturn