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Saturn Moons

The Moons of Saturn Of all the planets, Saturn reigns extreme, well at least in the moon sector

Saturn Moons

Saturn Oppositions ( 2001-2029)

Saturn's Opposition Periods 2001–2005
Date of Opposition Distance to Earth (AU) Angular diameter
December 3, 2001 8.08 20.6 arcsec
December 17, 2002 8.05 20.7 arcsec
December 31, 2003 8.05 20.7 arcsec
January 13, 2005 8.08 20.6arcsec

Appearance

Stationary, retrograde Opposition Distance
to Earth (AU)
Maximum
Brightness (mag)
Diametre Inclination of ring Stationary, prograde Conjunction to Sun
October 26, 2003 December 31, 2003 8.05014 -0.5 20.70" -25,5° March 7, 2004 July 8, 2004
November 8, 2004 January 13, 2005 8.07564 -0.4 20.64" -22,8° March 22, 2005 July 23, 2005
November 22, 2005 January 27, 2006 8.12682 -0.2 20.51" -18,9° April 5,2006 August 8, 2006
December 6, 2006 February 10, 2007 8.20033 0.0 20.32" -13,9° April 20, 2007 August 21, 2007
December 20, 2007 February 24, 2008 8.29136 0.2 20.10" -8,4° May 3, 2008 September 4, 2008
January 1, 2009 March 8, 2009 8.39440 0.5 19.85" -2,6° May 17, 2009 September 17, 2009
January 14, 2010 March 22, 2010 8.50379 0.5 19.60" 3,2° May 31, 2010 October 1, 2010
January 27, 2011 April 3, 2011 8.61392 0.4 19.35" 8,7° June 14, 2011 October 13, 2011

Also see about

Physical Characteristics
Saturn Rotation and Revolution
History Of Saturn
PhysicalCharacteristics Of Ring
Exploration Of Saturn
Saturn's Moons