Skip to comments.Saturn Reaches Opposition on April 28
Posted on 04/28/2013 5:58:43 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Saturn is one of the most striking objects to see through a telescope, and it is now at its brightest in the night sky as it reaches opposition from the Sun. This is when Earth stands mostly perfectly in line between Saturn and the Sun. It is when Saturn is brightest (at magnitude +0.3), closely approximating famous first magnitude stars like Betelgeuse. Also, it is when Saturn is out all night long.
Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/101730/saturn-reaches-opposition-on-april-28/#ixzz2RoFwCT4R
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Neat video. Thanks, BenLurkin.
This thread has been up for a whole hour and there’s no Uranus jokes? I’m beyond disappointed.
Personally, I’ve never been opposed to Saturn.
My wife has one. It’s blue.
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