Tag: Saturn

Planets galore in the late evening sky … plus see Jupiter’s Giant Red Spot for yourself!

April 4, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Send to Kindle(Posted 4 April 2018) Our evening sky ‘planet drought’ is finally over with the spectacular planets Jupiter and Saturn plus Mars visible. Yes, Venus is visible low on the Western horizon in evening twilight and has been for a while. But let’s face it, Venus is a featureless disc (strictly speaking a gibbous […]

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Saturn imaged on 3 April 2011

April 5, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The day before Saturn reached opposition, my friend Tony Surma-Hawes captured the below image of Saturn from his backyard in Brisbane, Queensland.

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Saturn rises at opposition (wide angle photo)

April 4, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

I stepped outside a couple of hours ago and snapped the below image of Saturn rising above my local horizon. From memory, it was a three second exposure using a digital camera. Saturn is at opposition tonight.

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