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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: 17.188554
Declination: -21.665154 (J2000)
Magnitude: 1.35
Constellation: Ophiucus
Solar Elongation: 1.4°

Distance of Saturn from the Sun: 1502925414 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of Saturn from the Earth: 1650176082 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 836297.065617h 05m 30s-22° 04’ 21”
StarHIP 836846.271217h 06m 11s-21° 33’ 51”
StarHIP 839767.45817h 09m 57s-20° 40’ 48”
StarHIP 840566.702217h 11m 04s-20° 39’ 15”
StarHIP 840787.425617h 11m 21s-20° 25’ 28”
StarHIP 841018.920617h 11m 35s-22° 19’ 17”
StarHIP 841358.476817h 12m 03s-21° 47’ 27”
StarHIP 841727.819817h 12m 23s-22° 55’ 30”
StarHIP 841987.019817h 12m 39s-21° 36’ 21”
StarHIP 842998.818217h 14m 05s-22° 34’ 40”
StarHIP 843667.527217h 14m 53s-20° 58’ 10”
StarHIP 844917.46517h 16m 23s-21° 51’ 27”

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