The planet Saturn

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From Ashburn (click to change), Saturn will become visible at around 18:59 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 25° above your southern horizon. It will then sink towards the horizon, setting 3 hours and 59 minutes after the Sun at 22:24.

Name Saturn
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Magnitude:0.53 (V)[1]
Right Ascension:18h15m [1]
Declination:-22°46' [1]
Orbital Elements[1]
Semi-major axis:9.56 AU
Eccentricity:0.050916
Inclination:2.48°
Longitude ascending node:113.71°
Argument of perihelion:-20.27°
Epoch of elements:14 January 1985
Mean Anomaly at epoch:133.81°
Derived quantities
Perihelion:9.08 AU
Aphelion:10.05 AU
Orbital period:29.57 years
Source
[1] Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Events
14 Oct 2018, 22:58 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
11 Nov 2018, 10:40 EST  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
02 Feb 2019, 02:05 EST  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
18 Feb 2019, 07:19 EST  –  Close approach of Venus and Saturn
01 Mar 2019, 13:28 EST  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
29 Mar 2019, 01:00 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
25 Apr 2019, 10:30 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
22 May 2019, 18:18 EDT  –  Close approach of the Moon and Saturn
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39.04°N
77.49°W
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