Find Saturn this weekend

For those who want to find Saturn in the sky, use this diagram to help you see which of those relatively bright stars is Saturn.

Sky chart for finding Saturn, facing SSW (to the left of where the sun set

When you find Saturn, you’ll know it because once the sky gets dark you can see a fainter star right next to Saturn that you don’t need a telescope to see. Saturn is closest to this star this week and it’s cool to check Saturn every few nights to see how it will move away from that star over the next two months.
You’ll need a telescope to see Saturn’s rings, but it’s worth it – find a friend with a telescope or a local star party!!


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