Saturn Viewing, 2019

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Christopher K.
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Saturn Viewing, 2019

Post by Christopher K. » February 21st, 2019, 4:05 pm

Saturn's opposition in 2019 occurs during the 11am hour on 9 July. Accordingly, the Saturnian Opposition viewing at HRPO will be on Tuesday 9 July from 10pm to 12am. Saturn will be in the constellation Sagittarius and will begin the session twenty degrees above the horizon.

The event will have no admission fee and will be for all ages.

Information for other 2019 planet viewing:
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/planet_times.html

Christopher K.
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Re: Saturn Viewing, 2019

Post by Christopher K. » July 9th, 2019, 9:07 pm

HRPO will be open tonight from 10pm to midnight for an attempted view of Saturn during its opposition. The waxing gibbous Moon, Jupiter and the asteroid Ceres will also be available. The weather forecast is for fair conditions.

HRPO personnel will have Cassini videos playing on the main floor.

More information:
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/special.html

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