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).

Current close conjunctions

List of bright objects (stars brighter than magnitude 9.0 and galaxies brighter than magmitude 14.0) close to Saturn (less than 1.5 degrees):

StarHIP 1054817.375821h 21m 51s-16° 16’ 24”
StarHIP 1060168.799421h 28m 21s-17° 15’ 28”
StarHIP 1058617.871621h 26m 27s-15° 14’ 42”
StarHIP 1058928.276421h 26m 45s-17° 16’ 12”
StarHIP 1054748.327421h 21m 48s-15° 58’ 37”
StarHIP 1056848.710821h 24m 20s-16° 03’ 43”
StarHIP 1061398.597421h 29m 56s-15° 09’ 26”
StarHIP 1062518.397821h 31m 15s-17° 15’ 35”
StarHIP 1055154.204621h 22m 14s-16° 50’ 04”
StarHIP 1063548.904221h 32m 25s-15° 42’ 33”
StarHIP 1061658.494221h 30m 17s-16° 18’ 16”

Additional resources

Additional Resources about Saturn

Astronomy databases

This online sky chart is created using the following astronomy databases and services:

  1. The Digitized Sky Survey, a photographic survey of the whole sky created using images from different telescopes, including the Oschin Schmidt Telescope on Palomar Mountain
  2. The Hipparcos Star Catalogue, containing more than 100.000 bright stars
  3. The PGC 2003 Catalogue, containing information about 1 million galaxies
  4. The GSC 2.3 Catalogue, containing information about more than 2 billion stars and galaxies
Please see the acknowledgements section.

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