Cosmic Tribune

Crystal clear view of Saturn from a 1-meter telescope in the French Pyrenees

Crystal clear view of Saturn from a 1-meter telescope in the French Pyrenees

Saturn reached its 2017 opposition on June 16. Of course, opposition means opposite the Sun in Earth’s sky and near opposition Saturn is up all night, at its closest and brightest for the year. This remarkably sharp image of the ringed planet was taken only days before, on June 11, with a 1-meter telescope from […]