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Saturn Tour Dates: 2011

Saturn Tour Dates: 2011

This page contains the Saturn tour dates for 2011. Information on this page is subject to change.

Dates listed in Spacecraft Event Time (SCET) -- the time the something happens at the spacecraft based on Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Date Orbit Activity Description
     
Jan. 7, 2011 143 Cassini short engine burn number 274 to stay on course
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (250,000 km; 160,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Distant flyby (altitude = 95,000 km; 59,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Closest distance (216,000 km; 134,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 143
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Distant flyby (altitude = 86,000 km; 53,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Distant flyby (altitude = 839,000 km; 521,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Rhea
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Rhea
     
Jan. 10, 2011 143 Close flyby (altitude = 76 km; 47 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Jan. 14, 2011 143 Cassini short engine burn number 275 to stay on course
     
Jan. 14, 2011 143 Distant flyby (altitude = 773,000 km; 480,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Jan. 20, 2011 144 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 144.
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (300,000 km; 190,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Distant flyby (altitude = 68,000 km; 42,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Closest distance (215,000 km; 133,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 144
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Distant flyby (altitude = 78,000 km; 48,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Distant flyby (altitude = 106,000 km; 66,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
Jan. 30, 2011 144 Distant flyby (altitude = 60,000 km; 37,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Jan. 31, 2011 144 Distant flyby (altitude = 28,000 km; 17,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Jan. 31, 2011 144 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (570,000 km; 350,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 31, 2011 144 Cassini short engine burn number 276 to stay on course
     
Feb. 10, 2011 145 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 145.
     
Feb. 15, 2011 145 Cassini short engine burn number 277 to stay on course
     
Feb. 18, 2011 145 Close flyby (altitude = 3,651 km; 2,268 mi) of moon Titan
     
Feb. 19, 2011 145 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (430,000 km; 270,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 20, 2011 145 Closest distance (284,000 km; 177,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 145
     
Feb. 20, 2011 145 Distant flyby (altitude = 68,000 km; 42,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Feb. 20, 2011 145 Distant flyby (altitude = 92,000 km; 57,000 mi) of moon Pallene
     
Feb. 20, 2011 145 Distant flyby (altitude = 48,000 km; 30,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Feb. 21, 2011 145 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (660,000 km; 410,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 21, 2011 145 Cassini short engine burn number 278 to stay on course
     
March 1, 2011 145 Cassini short engine burn number 279 to stay on course
     
March 6, 2011 146 Farthest distance (3,300,000 km; 2,000,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 146.
     
March 19, 2011 146 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (440,000 km; 270,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 20, 2011 146 Closest distance (285,000 km; 177,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 146
     
March 20, 2011 146 Distant flyby (altitude = 10,000 km; 6,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
March 20, 2011 146 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (650,000 km; 410,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 3, 2011 147 Farthest distance (3,300,000 km; 2,000,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 147.
     
April 15, 2011 147 Cassini short engine burn number 280 to stay on course
     
April 16, 2011 147 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (440,000 km; 270,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 17, 2011 147 Distant flyby (altitude = 118,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
April 17, 2011 147 Closest distance (284,000 km; 177,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 147
     
April 17, 2011 147 Distant flyby (altitude = 70,000 km; 43,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
April 17, 2011 147 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (650,000 km; 410,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 18, 2011 147 Close flyby (altitude = 10,053 km; 6,247 mi) of moon Titan
     
April 21, 2011 147 Cassini short engine burn number 281 to stay on course
     
April 28, 2011 147 Cassini short engine burn number 282 to stay on course
     
April 28, 2011 148 Farthest distance (2,900,000 km; 1,800,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 148.
     
May 5, 2011 148 Cassini short engine burn number 283 to stay on course
     
May 8, 2011 148 Close flyby (altitude = 1,873 km; 1,164 mi) of moon Titan
     
May 10, 2011 148 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (450,000 km; 280,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 10, 2011 148 Closest distance (355,000 km; 221,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 148
     
May 11, 2011 148 Cassini short engine burn number 284 to stay on course
     
May 12, 2011 148 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,160,000 km; 720,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 23, 2011 148 Cassini short engine burn number 285 to stay on course
     
May 30, 2011 149 Farthest distance (4,100,000 km; 2,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 149.
     
June 16, 2011 149 Cassini short engine burn number 286 to stay on course
     
June 18, 2011 149 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (450,000 km; 280,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 18, 2011 149 Distant flyby (altitude = 7,000 km; 4,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
June 18, 2011 149 Distant flyby (altitude = 62,000 km; 39,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
June 18, 2011 149 Closest distance (355,000 km; 221,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 149
     
June 20, 2011 149 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,190,000 km; 740,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 20, 2011 149 Close flyby (altitude = 1,359 km; 844 mi) of moon Titan
     
June 23, 2011 149 Cassini short engine burn number 287 to stay on course
     
June 29, 2011 150 Farthest distance (2,800,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 150.
     
July 9, 2011 150 Distant flyby (altitude = 628,000 km; 390,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
July 10, 2011 150 Distant flyby (altitude = 93,000 km; 58,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
July 10, 2011 150 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 10, 2011 150 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 10, 2011 150 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 10, 2011 150 Distant flyby (altitude = 93,000 km; 58,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
July 10, 2011 150 Distant flyby (altitude = 110,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
July 10, 2011 150 Closest distance (244,000 km; 151,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 150
     
July 10, 2011 150 Distant flyby (altitude = 113,000 km; 70,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
July 12, 2011 150 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,180,000 km; 730,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 21, 2011 151 Farthest distance (2,800,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 151.
     
July 31, 2011 151 Distant flyby (altitude = 77,000 km; 48,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
July 31, 2011 151 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 31, 2011 151 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
July 31, 2011 151 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 1, 2011 151 Distant flyby (altitude = 984,000 km; 611,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Aug. 1, 2011 151 Distant flyby (altitude = 51,000 km; 31,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Aug. 1, 2011 151 Closest distance (244,000 km; 152,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 151
     
Aug. 1, 2011 151 Distant flyby (altitude = 97,000 km; 61,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Aug. 1, 2011 151 Distant flyby (altitude = 6,000 km; 4,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Aug. 2, 2011 151 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,170,000 km; 720,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 12, 2011 152 Farthest distance (2,800,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 152.
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Cassini short engine burn number 288 to stay on course
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Distant flyby (altitude = 96,000 km; 60,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Closest distance (244,000 km; 152,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 152
     
Aug. 22, 2011 152 Distant flyby (altitude = 118,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
Aug. 24, 2011 152 Distant flyby (altitude = 586,000 km; 364,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Aug. 24, 2011 152 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,160,000 km; 720,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 25, 2011 152 Distant flyby (altitude = 25,000 km; 16,000 mi) of moon Hyperion
     
Sept. 1, 2011 152 Cassini short engine burn number 288a to stay on course
     
Sept. 2, 2011 153 Farthest distance (2,800,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 153.
     
Sept. 8, 2011 153 Cassini short engine burn number 289 to stay on course
     
Sept. 11, 2011 153 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind the moon Titan
     
Sept. 11, 2011 153 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind the moon Titan
     
Sept. 11, 2011 153 Close flyby (altitude = 5,821 km; 3,617 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 25,000 km; 16,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 33,000 km; 20,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (230,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 58,000 km; 36,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 42,000 km; 26,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Closest distance (195,000 km; 121,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 153
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 46,000 km; 28,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 120,000 km; 75,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 26,000 km; 16,000 mi) of moon Pallene
     
Sept. 13, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 23,000 km; 15,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Sept. 14, 2011 153 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (870,000 km; 540,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 15, 2011 153 Cassini short engine burn number 290 to stay on course
     
Sept. 16, 2011 153 Distant flyby (altitude = 58,000 km; 36,000 mi) of moon Hyperion
     
Sept. 19, 2011 153 Cassini short engine burn number 291 to stay on course
     
Sept. 22, 2011 154 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 154.
     
Sept. 27, 2011 154 Distant flyby (altitude = 680,000 km; 422,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 28, 2011 154 Cassini short engine burn number 292 to stay on course
     
Sept. 30, 2011 154 Distant flyby (altitude = 836,000 km; 519,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (280,000 km; 170,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Close flyby (altitude = 99 km; 62 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Closest distance (196,000 km; 122,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 154
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Distant flyby (altitude = 68,000 km; 42,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Distant flyby (altitude = 125,000 km; 78,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Oct. 1, 2011 154 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (500,000 km; 310,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 4, 2011 154 Cassini short engine burn number 294 to stay on course
     
Oct. 9, 2011 154 Cassini short engine burn number 295 to stay on course
     
Oct. 10, 2011 155 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 155.
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Distant flyby (altitude = 26,000 km; 16,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (290,000 km; 180,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Close flyby (altitude = 1,231 km; 765 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Closest distance (197,000 km; 122,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 155
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 19, 2011 155 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (500,000 km; 310,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 20, 2011 155 Cassini short engine burn number 296 to stay on course
     
Oct. 27, 2011 155 Cassini short engine burn number 297 to stay on course
     
Oct. 28, 2011 156 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 156.
     
Nov. 2, 2011 156 Cassini short engine burn number 298 to stay on course
     
Nov. 5, 2011 156 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (290,000 km; 180,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 5, 2011 156 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 5, 2011 156 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 5, 2011 156 Close flyby (altitude = 496 km; 308 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Nov. 5, 2011 156 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Distant flyby (altitude = 19,000 km; 12,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Closest distance (197,000 km; 122,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 156
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Distant flyby (altitude = 76,000 km; 47,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Distant flyby (altitude = 86,000 km; 54,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Nov. 6, 2011 156 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (490,000 km; 300,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 8, 2011 156 Cassini short engine burn number 299 to stay on course
     
Nov. 14, 2011 157 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 157.
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Distant flyby (altitude = 103,000 km; 64,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (320,000 km; 200,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Cassini short engine burn number 300 to stay on course
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Distant flyby (altitude = 35,000 km; 21,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Closest distance (196,000 km; 122,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 157
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Distant flyby (altitude = 51,000 km; 32,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Nov. 23, 2011 157 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 24, 2011 157 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (420,000 km; 260,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 24, 2011 157 Distant flyby (altitude = 863,000 km; 536,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 27, 2011 157 Distant flyby (altitude = 748,000 km; 465,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Dec. 1, 2011 157 Cassini short engine burn number 300a to stay on course
     
Dec. 2, 2011 158 Farthest distance (2,400,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 158.
     
Dec. 8, 2011 158 Cassini short engine burn number 301 to stay on course
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (320,000 km; 200,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Saturn
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Saturn
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Distant flyby (altitude = 92,000 km; 57,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Closest distance (196,000 km; 121,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 158
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Dec. 11, 2011 158 Distant flyby (altitude = 20,000 km; 12,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Dec. 12, 2011 158 Distant flyby (altitude = 61,000 km; 38,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Dec. 12, 2011 158 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (420,000 km; 260,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 14, 2011 158 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,510,000 km; 940,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 16, 2011 158 Cassini short engine burn number 303 to stay on course
     
Dec. 22, 2011 158 Cassini short engine burn number 304 to stay on course
     
Dec. 23, 2011 159 Farthest distance (2,900,000 km; 1,800,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 159.
     



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