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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).

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):

TypeNameMagnitudeArDec
StarHIP 900297.123418h 22m 10s-22° 14’ 19”
StarHIP 901307.678818h 23m 34s-21° 39’ 50”
StarHIP 903217.858218h 25m 43s-23° 04’ 51”
StarHIP 904007.90218h 26m 41s-23° 26’ 08”
StarHIP 90451018h 27m 22s-22° 31’ 46”
StarHIP 905136.875818h 28m 07s-22° 59’ 58”
StarHIP 905168.56918h 28m 10s-21° 14’ 19”
StarHIP 905238.63718h 28m 17s-23° 34’ 07”
StarHIP 90700018h 30m 18s-21° 11’ 57”
StarHIP 907136.831418h 30m 29s-23° 15’ 02”
StarHIP 907937.546418h 31m 20s-23° 18’ 56”
StarHIP 908118.10418h 31m 28s-21° 14’ 57”
StarHIP 909668.545418h 33m 21s-22° 37’ 14”
StarHIP 910838.347618h 34m 41s-22° 32’ 47”

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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