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Old 04-01-2009, 03:18 PM
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erick (Eric)
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Originally Posted by Maxim View Post

I want to see Saturn but i've been too tired to get up in the morning. Maybe in a couple of weeks when I'm back out this way again....
Don't leave it too long, Drew. Unique view at the moment of Saturn's rings edge-on. They open up from now for several months, then close up again, then open up again and stay that way until 2016.

Some info:-

http://celestialdelights.info/saturn/sweetspot.html

http://www.visualastronomy.com/2008/...y-edge-on.html
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