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2015-May-17, 04:46 PM
Saturn and its rings are approaching opposition from the Sun on May 22nd when the planet will be out all night.

My more detailed article along with graphics related to this year’s apparition can be found at: www.CurtRenz.com/saturn.html

Photos and descriptions of Saturn and its rings would be welcome additions to this thread.

2015-May-22, 03:22 PM
Tonight's the prime night. Get out your scopes for the night when Saturn's rings look especially bright due to the ring particles not appearing to cast shadows on each other when viewed from Earth.