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When is Saturn's rings wild open?

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#1 Illinois

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:24 AM

When Saturn's rings is wildiest open and when is rings closed? In which Constellations? I know Saturn around the Sun is about 29 years. Wild open twice and closed twice but I am not sure in which Constellations. Thank you!

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 10:29 AM

Not sure when the rings are 'wild' open, but they're close to wide open right now. :jump:

I got an amazing view of them yesterday morning about 5am CST Saturn is almost due south. Cassini division looked so big, black, and sharp like it was drawn on with a sharpie. It's a little bit east of the Virgo constellation.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 12:51 PM

http://www.curtrenz.com/saturn05.html

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:00 PM

Markus,

Good thing putting Curts link up there. Makes a great bookmark.

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Posted 28 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

:like:

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Posted 01 March 2013 - 08:40 AM

http://www.curtrenz.com/saturn05.html


That is what I am looking for. I added your thirty oppositions of Saturn in my favorites in my computer. Thank you very much!

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 06:01 PM

http://www.curtrenz.com/saturn05.html


Thank you very much!

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 09:27 PM

http://www.curtrenz.com/saturn05.html


Thank you very much!

Bob


You're welcome.
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Posted 08 March 2013 - 09:29 PM

http://www.curtrenz.com/saturn05.html


That is what I am looking for. I added your thirty oppositions of Saturn in my favorites in my computer. Thank you very much!


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