Saturn in 2017

Observing Sites: Chilescope Obervatory, Near Cerro Pachon, Atacama region, Chile.

Opposition date: June 15th, 2017. Apparent Opposition Diameter: 18.30". Declination:-2239'. Constellation: Sagittarius

 

Saturn Summer Solstices

The northern and southern solstice on Saturn showing the differing appearances of the two hemispheres fourteen years apart. Note the southern polar region lacks a hexagon shaped jetstream that is so prominent in the north.


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September 17th, 2017. Fair conditions. 1m telescope with ASI290MM camera.


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July 9th, 2017. Very poor seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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July 8th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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April 28th, 2017. Poor seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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April 23rd, 2017. Very poor seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI290MM camera.


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April 22nd, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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March 18th, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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March 17th, 2017. Poor to fair seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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March 5th, 2017. Poor seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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February 26th, 2017. Good seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.


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February 25th, 2017. Fair seeing conditions. 1m telescope with ASI174MM camera.

 


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