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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: 17.491040
Declination: -21.968736 (J2000)
Magnitude: 1.45
Constellation: Ophiucus
Solar Elongation: 34.3°

Distance of Saturn from the Sun: 1503340517 km [Relative velocity:  km/s]
Distance of Saturn from the Earth: 1622761092 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 851218.77917h 23m 48s-21° 38’ 27”
StarHIP 851768.60117h 24m 23s-22° 48’ 03”
StarHIP 852075.745617h 24m 42s-21° 26’ 29”
StarHIP 852478.739817h 25m 11s-21° 53’ 43”
StarHIP 852858.322217h 25m 36s-21° 37’ 54”
StarHIP 853158.1517h 26m 01s-23° 10’ 17”
StarHIP 853767.094417h 26m 42s-21° 28’ 09”
StarHIP 854917.917h 28m 16s-20° 57’ 49”
StarHIP 855418.501817h 28m 51s-23° 26’ 30”
StarHIP 856428.919617h 30m 06s-22° 57’ 04”
StarHIP 857248.909617h 31m 03s-21° 29’ 06”
StarHIP 858048.58317h 31m 56s-22° 59’ 58”
StarHIP 859257.601817h 33m 34s-22° 10’ 17”
StarHIP 860606.478217h 35m 18s-22° 02’ 37”

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