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Saturn Incomparably Opposed

from TIME Magazine

See a Rare View of Saturn’s Rings

by Dan Kedmey

It’s the best time of year to view Saturn’s rings

Saturn will come closer to earth this weekend than at any other time of the year, giving us earthbound creatures an incomparable view of its rings. For a closer look, “community observatory” Slooh trained Internet-connected telescopes on the planet during peak viewing hours. The images are shown in the video above, which includes expert commentary from Slooh astronomer Will Gater and Cornell University planetary scientist Dr. Jonathan Lunine.

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Posted on May 23, 2015 by Editor

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