When Is The Best Time To See Saturn

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Saturn is visible in the night sky all year long. It’s brightest at opposition, which occurs every 15 years when it is exactly opposite the Sun in our sky. Then, Saturn appears brighter than any other star or planet except for Venus and Jupiter. The best time to see Saturn is during one of these dates: July 9, 2017; May 8, 2021; June 5, 2025; January 19 & 2025 (oppositions); September 16, 2030; March 14 & 15 2030 (oppositions).