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Orion Saturn Map and Observing Guide
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  • An ideal reference for observing ringed Saturn and its brightest moons
  • Identifies atmospheric features of Saturn using standard nomenclature
  • Updated Second Edition lists Saturn oppositions and observable conjunctions from 2020 through 2026, and shows ring inclination at opposition for each year
  • Recommends best filters for visual observation and astrophotography of Saturn
  • Plastic-laminated for durability, measures 25.25" x 11" when fully unfolded, and folds up to 8.5" x 11" for easy portability


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Item #  51925e

Saturn is one of the most exciting objects to observe with a telescope and astronomy binoculars. Many experienced amateur astronomers will tell you their first telescopic view of Saturn and its magnificent ring system is what got them "hooked" on the hobby of stargazing. The gas giant planet and its striking rings make an ideal target for both beginners and seasoned amateurs.

The newly updated Second Edition of the Orion Saturn Map & Observing Guide is a wonderful tool for backyard astronomers of all skill levels who want to enrich their observations and understanding of this unique gas giant planet and its spectacular ring system. We've packed this tri-fold reference guide with beautiful images and useful tips to help you get the most out of each view of Saturn. With the Saturn Map & Observing Guide at your side, you'll learn interesting information about Saturn's many moons, its extensive ring system, ring tilt cycle, and more. The Map will help you learn to identify light and dark atmospheric features of Saturn using official nomenclature. You'll appreciate the thorough list of recommended filters to help enhance visual views and astrophotos of Saturn. And the detailed rundown of oppositions and observable conjunctions of Saturn with the Moon and other planets from 2020 through 2026 will help you plan ahead to catch these interesting events.

The Saturn Map & Observing Guide measures 25.25" x 11" when fully unfolded, and folds up to 8.5" x 11". It is plastic laminated for long-lasting durability as well as protection against dew, dirt, and the occasional coffee spill.

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