"Saturn Prepares for its Best Viewing Until 2030 on New Year's Eve!"

Scheduled air date: 2003 Nov 03-09

The ringed planet Saturn is nearing its closest, brightest and northern-most conjunction with Earth in almost 30 years!  It is presently visible in the constellation Gemini, and will be visited by the Waning Gibbous Moon on the nights of November 12th and 13th.
(Shown around 10:30 PM for mid-northern latitudes.)

If you wish to view illustrations for other episodes, please see our Star Gazer Illustrated directory.

Illustrations on this page were created using TheSky Astronomy Software, an advanced desktop planetarium program designed for Windows.

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