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Saturn to be closer to earth from today

By STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, May 22 � The Saturn will come closer to the Earth tomorrow. This will be the lone occasion during the current year, when the ringed planet will be the closest to our planet, said Curator of the Guwahati Planetarium Babul Chandra Bora in a statement here today.

Tomorrow, the Saturn will be on opposition, an event which occurs at an interval of every twelve and half months. During this event, people from the Earth can see the planet in the sky in the evening hours for a long period and the planet will be visible for six months in the evening sky at different positions from east to west during the course of these six months, said Bora.

The Guwahati Planetarium, in association with the Pragjyotish Amateur Astronomer�s Association will arrange live show of the planet through telescope in the planetarium campus between 6 pm and 7 pm for about two weeks starting from May 25 next. Some other interesting objects will also be shown through telescopes during the period, said Bora in his statement.

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Saturn to be closer to earth from today

GUWAHATI, May 22 � The Saturn will come closer to the Earth tomorrow. This will be the lone occasion during the current year, when the ringed planet will be the closest to our planet, said Curator of the Guwahati Planetarium Babul Chandra Bora in a statement here today.

Tomorrow, the Saturn will be on opposition, an event which occurs at an interval of every twelve and half months. During this event, people from the Earth can see the planet in the sky in the evening hours for a long period and the planet will be visible for six months in the evening sky at different positions from east to west during the course of these six months, said Bora.

The Guwahati Planetarium, in association with the Pragjyotish Amateur Astronomer�s Association will arrange live show of the planet through telescope in the planetarium campus between 6 pm and 7 pm for about two weeks starting from May 25 next. Some other interesting objects will also be shown through telescopes during the period, said Bora in his statement.