Saturn's rings will appear edge-on as viewed from the Earth.
The exact position of Saturn at the moment the Earth passes through its ring plane will be:
|Object||Right Ascension||Declination||Constellation||Angular Size|
The coordinates above are given in J2000.0.
|The sky on 26 September 2021|
19 days old
All times shown in PDT.
The circumstances of this event were computed using the DE430 planetary ephemeris published by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).
This event was automatically generated by searching the ephemeris for planetary alignments which are of interest to amateur astronomers, and the text above was generated based on an estimate of your location.
|17 Dec 1966||– Saturn ring plane crossing|
|02 Oct 1967||– Saturn at opposition|
|15 Oct 1968||– Saturn at opposition|
|28 Oct 1969||– Saturn at opposition|