The planet Saturn

From Newark (click to change), Saturn is visible in the dawn sky, rising at 01:37 (EDT) – 5 hours and 10 minutes before the Sun – and reach an altitude of 27° above the southern horizon before fading from view as dawn breaks at around 06:14.

Name Saturn
Object Type Superior Planet
Current Position
Constellation:Sagittarius
Brightness (V):Mag 0.4
Right Ascension:17h43m
Declination:-21°59'
Source for position: Computed using orbital elements from Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Orbital Elements
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°
Source: Robin M. Green, Spherical Astronomy, 1985, ISBN 0-521-31779-7
Derived quantities
Perihelion:9.08 AU
Aphelion:10.05 AU
Orbital period:29.57 years

Newark

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40.74°N
74.17°W
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