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Saturn Tour Dates: 2015

Saturn Tour Dates: 2015

This page contains the Saturn tour dates for 2015. Information on this page is subject to change.

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Date Orbit Activity Description
     
Jan. 8, 2015 211 Cassini short engine burn number 400 to stay on course
     
Jan. 8, 2015 211 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (660,000 km; 410,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 9, 2015 211 Closest distance (492,000 km; 306,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 211
     
Jan. 11, 2015 211 Close flyby (altitude = 970 km; 603 mi) of moon Titan
     
Jan. 11, 2015 211 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,240,000 km; 770,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Jan. 14, 2015 211 Cassini short engine burn number 401 to stay on course
     
Jan. 25, 2015 212 Farthest distance (3,500,000 km; 2,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 212.
     
Jan. 31, 2015 212 Cassini short engine burn number 402 to stay on course
     
Feb. 9, 2015 212 Cassini short engine burn number 403 to stay on course
     
Feb. 9, 2015 212 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (530,000 km; 330,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 10, 2015 212 Distant flyby (altitude = 47,000 km; 29,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Feb. 10, 2015 212 Closest distance (415,000 km; 258,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 212
     
Feb. 12, 2015 212 Close flyby (altitude = 1,200 km; 746 mi) of moon Titan
     
Feb. 12, 2015 212 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,240,000 km; 770,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Feb. 15, 2015 212 Cassini short engine burn number 404 to stay on course
     
Feb. 26, 2015 213 Farthest distance (3,500,000 km; 2,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 213.
     
March 4, 2015 213 Cassini short engine burn number 405 to stay on course
     
March 13, 2015 213 Cassini short engine burn number 406 to stay on course
     
March 14, 2015 213 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (470,000 km; 290,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 14, 2015 213 Distant flyby (altitude = 58,000 km; 36,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
March 14, 2015 213 Distant flyby (altitude = 101,000 km; 63,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
March 14, 2015 213 Closest distance (374,000 km; 232,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 213
     
March 16, 2015 213 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,230,000 km; 760,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 16, 2015 213 Close flyby (altitude = 2,275 km; 1,413 mi) of moon Titan
     
March 16, 2015 213 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,470,000 km; 910,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
March 19, 2015 213 Cassini short engine burn number 407 to stay on course
     
March 28, 2015 214 Farthest distance (3,200,000 km; 2,000,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 214.
     
April 11, 2015 214 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (380,000 km; 240,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 11, 2015 214 Closest distance (337,000 km; 209,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 214
     
April 11, 2015 214 Distant flyby (altitude = 899,000 km; 559,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
April 11, 2015 214 Distant flyby (altitude = 53,000 km; 33,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
April 11, 2015 214 Distant flyby (altitude = 110,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
April 14, 2015 214 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (1,510,000 km; 940,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
April 20, 2015 214 Cassini short engine burn number 408 to stay on course
     
April 25, 2015 215 Farthest distance (3,200,000 km; 2,000,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 215.
     
May 4, 2015 215 Cassini short engine burn number 409 to stay on course
     
May 7, 2015 215 Close flyby (altitude = 2,722 km; 1,691 mi) of moon Titan
     
May 9, 2015 215 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (400,000 km; 250,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 9, 2015 215 Distant flyby (altitude = 93,000 km; 58,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
May 9, 2015 215 Distant flyby (altitude = 114,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
May 9, 2015 215 Distant flyby (altitude = 46,000 km; 29,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
May 9, 2015 215 Closest distance (248,000 km; 154,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 215
     
May 9, 2015 215 Distant flyby (altitude = 34,000 km; 21,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
May 10, 2015 215 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (520,000 km; 320,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 11, 2015 215 Cassini short engine burn number 410 to stay on course
     
May 18, 2015 216 Farthest distance (2,500,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 216.
     
May 28, 2015 216 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (400,000 km; 250,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 28, 2015 216 Distant flyby (altitude = 942,000 km; 585,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
May 28, 2015 216 Distant flyby (altitude = 45,000 km; 28,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
May 28, 2015 216 Closest distance (249,000 km; 155,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 216
     
May 28, 2015 216 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (520,000 km; 320,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
May 31, 2015 216 Distant flyby (altitude = 34,000 km; 21,000 mi) of moon Hyperion
     
June 6, 2015 217 Farthest distance (2,500,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 217.
     
June 8, 2015 217 Cassini short engine burn number 411 to stay on course
     
June 13, 2015 217 Cassini short engine burn number 412 to stay on course
     
June 15, 2015 217 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (400,000 km; 250,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 15, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 35,000 km; 22,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 110,000 km; 68,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 118,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 111,000 km; 69,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
June 16, 2015 217 Closest distance (249,000 km; 155,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 217
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 101,000 km; 63,000 mi) of moon Janus
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 44,000 km; 27,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
June 16, 2015 217 Distant flyby (altitude = 958,000 km; 595,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
June 16, 2015 217 Close flyby (altitude = 516 km; 321 mi) of moon Dione
     
June 16, 2015 217 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (480,000 km; 300,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
June 20, 2015 217 Cassini short engine burn number 413 to stay on course
     
June 25, 2015 218 Farthest distance (2,500,000 km; 1,500,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 218.
     
June 26, 2015 218 Cassini short engine burn number 414 to stay on course
     
July 3, 2015 218 Cassini short engine burn number 415 to stay on course
     
July 4, 2015 218 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (430,000 km; 260,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 5, 2015 218 Closest distance (248,000 km; 154,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 218
     
July 5, 2015 218 Distant flyby (altitude = 116,000 km; 72,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
July 5, 2015 218 Distant flyby (altitude = 14,000 km; 9,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
July 5, 2015 218 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (480,000 km; 300,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 7, 2015 218 Close flyby (altitude = 10,953 km; 6,806 mi) of moon Titan
     
July 9, 2015 218 Cassini short engine burn number 416 to stay on course
     
July 16, 2015 219 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 219.
     
July 25, 2015 219 Distant flyby (altitude = 729,000 km; 453,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
July 26, 2015 219 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (500,000 km; 310,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
July 26, 2015 219 Distant flyby (altitude = 61,000 km; 38,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
July 27, 2015 219 Closest distance (283,000 km; 176,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 219
     
July 27, 2015 219 Distant flyby (altitude = 111,000 km; 69,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
July 27, 2015 219 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (530,000 km; 330,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 6, 2015 220 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 220.
     
Aug. 8, 2015 220 Cassini short engine burn number 417 to stay on course
     
Aug. 13, 2015 220 Cassini short engine burn number 418 to stay on course
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (500,000 km; 310,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Close flyby (altitude = 474 km; 295 mi) of moon Dione
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Distant flyby (altitude = 42,000 km; 26,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Distant flyby (altitude = 53,000 km; 33,000 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Closest distance (284,000 km; 176,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 220
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Distant flyby (altitude = 90,000 km; 56,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Aug. 17, 2015 220 Distant flyby (altitude = 960,000 km; 597,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Aug. 18, 2015 220 Distant flyby (altitude = 113,000 km; 71,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Aug. 18, 2015 220 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (490,000 km; 300,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Aug. 20, 2015 220 Cassini short engine burn number 419 to stay on course
     
Aug. 28, 2015 221 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 221.
     
Sept. 7, 2015 221 Cassini short engine burn number 420 to stay on course
     
Sept. 8, 2015 221 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (540,000 km; 340,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 8, 2015 221 Distant flyby (altitude = 42,000 km; 26,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Sept. 8, 2015 221 Closest distance (283,000 km; 176,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 221
     
Sept. 8, 2015 221 Distant flyby (altitude = 83,000 km; 52,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Sept. 9, 2015 221 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (490,000 km; 300,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 10, 2015 221 Distant flyby (altitude = 707,000 km; 439,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 19, 2015 222 Farthest distance (2,700,000 km; 1,700,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 222.
     
Sept. 24, 2015 222 Cassini short engine burn number 421 to stay on course
     
Sept. 28, 2015 222 Close flyby (altitude = 1,036 km; 643 mi) of moon Titan
     
Sept. 29, 2015 222 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (670,000 km; 410,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 41,000 km; 25,000 mi) of moon Dione
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 44,000 km; 27,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 65,000 km; 40,000 mi) of moon Mimas
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Closest distance (175,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 222
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 117,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 80,000 km; 50,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (210,000 km; 130,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 118,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Sept. 30, 2015 222 Distant flyby (altitude = 58,000 km; 36,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     
Oct. 1, 2015 222 Cassini short engine burn number 422 to stay on course
     
Oct. 5, 2015 222 Cassini short engine burn number 423 to stay on course
     
Oct. 7, 2015 223 Farthest distance (2,100,000 km; 1,300,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 223.
     
Oct. 10, 2015 223 Cassini short engine burn number 424 to stay on course
     
Oct. 13, 2015 223 Distant flyby (altitude = 826,000 km; 513,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Oct. 13, 2015 223 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (570,000 km; 360,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Distant flyby (altitude = 116,000 km; 72,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Close flyby (altitude = 1,839 km; 1,142 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Distant flyby (altitude = 40,000 km; 25,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Distant flyby (altitude = 119,000 km; 74,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Closest distance (175,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 223
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (220,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 14, 2015 223 Distant flyby (altitude = 117,000 km; 73,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Oct. 19, 2015 223 Cassini short engine burn number 426 to stay on course
     
Oct. 21, 2015 224 Farthest distance (2,100,000 km; 1,300,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 224.
     
Oct. 24, 2015 224 Cassini short engine burn number 427 to stay on course
     
Oct. 27, 2015 224 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (580,000 km; 360,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 27, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 84,000 km; 52,000 mi) of moon Polydeuces
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 60,000 km; 37,000 mi) of moon Telesto
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 73,000 km; 46,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Closest distance (175,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 224
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 65,000 km; 40,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (220,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Close flyby (altitude = 49 km; 30 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Cassini views the Earth as it passes behind Enceladus
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Cassini views the Sun as it passes behind Enceladus
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 79,000 km; 49,000 mi) of moon Helene
     
Oct. 28, 2015 224 Cassini short engine burn number 428 to stay on course
     
Oct. 29, 2015 224 Distant flyby (altitude = 800,000 km; 497,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 4, 2015 225 Farthest distance (2,100,000 km; 1,300,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 225.
     
Nov. 4, 2015 225 Cassini short engine burn number 429 to stay on course
     
Nov. 9, 2015 225 Cassini short engine burn number 430 to stay on course
     
Nov. 10, 2015 225 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (590,000 km; 370,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Distant flyby (altitude = 104,000 km; 65,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Distant flyby (altitude = 112,000 km; 69,000 mi) of moon Pan
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Closest distance (175,000 km; 109,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 225
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Distant flyby (altitude = 106,000 km; 66,000 mi) of moon Pandora
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (220,000 km; 140,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 11, 2015 225 Distant flyby (altitude = 8,000 km; 5,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Nov. 12, 2015 225 Close flyby (altitude = 11,920 km; 7,407 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 15, 2015 225 Cassini short engine burn number 431 to stay on course
     
Nov. 17, 2015 225 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,950,000 km; 1,210,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 17, 2015 226 Farthest distance (2,000,000 km; 1,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 226.
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Distant flyby (altitude = 18,000 km; 11,000 mi) of moon Tethys
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Distant flyby (altitude = 105,000 km; 65,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Distant flyby (altitude = 78,000 km; 48,000 mi) of moon Daphnis
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration.  High gain antenna used like umbrella to shield Cassini.
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (150,000 km; 90,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Closest distance (153,000 km; 95,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 226
     
Nov. 23, 2015 226 Distant flyby (altitude = 38,000 km; 23,000 mi) of moon Methone
     
Nov. 25, 2015 226 Cassini short engine burn number 432 to stay on course
     
Nov. 29, 2015 226 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,940,000 km; 1,210,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Nov. 29, 2015 226 Distant flyby (altitude = 753,000 km; 468,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Nov. 30, 2015 227 Farthest distance (1,900,000 km; 1,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 227.
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration.  High gain antenna used like umbrella to shield Cassini.
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (150,000 km; 90,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Closest distance (153,000 km; 95,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 227
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Distant flyby (altitude = 3,000 km; 2,000 mi) of moon Epimetheus
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Distant flyby (altitude = 21,000 km; 13,000 mi) of moon Atlas
     
Dec. 6, 2015 227 Distant flyby (altitude = 21,000 km; 13,000 mi) of moon Prometheus
     
Dec. 12, 2015 227 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,940,000 km; 1,200,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 12, 2015 228 Farthest distance (2,000,000 km; 1,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 228.
     
Dec. 15, 2015 228 Cassini short engine burn number 433 to stay on course
     
Dec. 17, 2015 228 Distant flyby (altitude = 149,000 km; 92,000 mi) of moon Titan
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Distant flyby (altitude = 3,000 km; 2,000 mi) of moon Aegaeon
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Protective measures to ensure safe passage through area of increased ring particle concentration
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Cassini passage through ring plane [North to South] (160,000 km; 100,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Closest distance (155,000 km; 96,000 mi) to Saturn on rev number 228
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Close flyby (altitude = 4,999 km; 3,106 mi) of moon Enceladus
     
Dec. 19, 2015 228 Distant flyby (altitude = 92,000 km; 57,000 mi) of moon Calypso
     
Dec. 22, 2015 228 Cassini short engine burn number 434 to stay on course
     
Dec. 24, 2015 228 Cassini passage through ring plane [South to North] (1,920,000 km; 1,190,000 mi wrt Saturn)
     
Dec. 25, 2015 229 Farthest distance (2,000,000 km; 1,200,000 mi) from Saturn. Start rev number 229.
     
Dec. 29, 2015 229 Cassini short engine burn number 435 to stay on course
     
Dec. 31, 2015 229 Distant flyby (altitude = 24,000 km; 15,000 mi) of moon Rhea
     



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