Saturn Viewer Example: First Earth Crossing

This is a view of Saturn just after Earth’s first crossing of the ring plane on 22 May 1995.

Input Parameters
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 Observation time (UTC): 1995-5-22 5:20:24
Field of view (seconds): 50
           Central body: Saturn (699)
 Maximum star magnitude: 99
      Minimum disk size: 0.
            Annotations: Off

Field of View Description (J2000)
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     Body          RA                  Dec                 dRA (")    dDec (")
 699 Saturn        23h 38m 00.3235s    -4d 29m 35.405s       0.000      0.000
 601 Mimas         23h 37m 59.1032s    -4d 29m 33.551s     -18.248      1.854
 602 Enceladus     23h 37m 59.1145s    -4d 29m 33.947s     -18.079      1.458
 603 Tethys        23h 38m 02.4812s    -4d 29m 37.492s      32.265     -2.087
 604 Dione         23h 38m 02.1940s    -4d 29m 37.675s      27.971     -2.271
 605 Rhea          23h 38m 01.6898s    -4d 29m 37.107s      20.431     -1.702
 606 Titan         23h 37m 49.7430s    -4d 29m 23.312s    -158.220     12.093
 607 Hyperion      23h 37m 53.5147s    -4d 29m 30.419s    -101.818      4.986
 608 Iapetus       23h 38m 21.1866s    -4d 27m 56.625s     311.985     98.779
 610 Janus         23h 37m 59.0808s    -4d 29m 33.866s     -18.583      1.539
 611 Epimetheus    23h 38m 01.4964s    -4d 29m 36.937s      17.539     -1.532
 612 Helene        23h 38m 03.7362s    -4d 29m 39.490s      51.033     -4.085
 613 Telesto       23h 38m 02.8088s    -4d 29m 37.863s      37.165     -2.458
 614 Calypso       23h 37m 59.8005s    -4d 29m 35.771s      -7.821     -0.366
 615 Atlas         23h 38m 01.4450s    -4d 29m 36.770s      16.771     -1.365
 616 Prometheus    23h 38m 01.4920s    -4d 29m 36.827s      17.474     -1.423
 617 Pandora       23h 37m 59.1716s    -4d 29m 34.002s     -17.226      1.403

  Subsolar latitude (deg):   2.65310  to   2.70839
 Ring opening angle (deg):   0.00000  (unlit)


 Star              RA                  Dec               Mag
 (none)