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Missions to Saturn
   -  Pioneer 11
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Saturn Moons
   -  Pan
   -  Atlas
   -  Prometheus
   -  Pandora
   -  Epimetheus
   -  Janus
   -  Mimas
   -  Enceladus
   -  Tethys
   -  Telesto
   -  Calypso
   -  Dione
   -  Helene
   -  Rhea
   -  Titan
   -  Hyperion
   -  Iapetus
   -  Phoebe
Saturn Summary

Saturn

Short Facts about Saturn!

- Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun in our solar system.

- It is the second-largest planet in our solar system (Jupiter is the largest) and it has beautiful rings that are made mostly of ice chunks that range in size from the size of a fingernail to the size of a car.

- Saturn is made mostly of hydrogen and helium gas.

- With a low-power telescope it is easy to see Saturn's rings.

- Saturn is about 74,898 miles (120,536 km) in diameter (at the equator at the cloud tops). This is about 9.4 times the diameter of the Earth. 764 Earths could fit inside a hollowed-out Saturn.

- Saturn's beautiful rings are only visible from Earth using a telescope. They were first observed by Galileo in the 17th century.

- Saturn is the only planet in our Solar System that is less dense than water. Saturn would float if there were a body of water large enough!

- A 100 pound person would only weigh 108 pounds on Saturn.

- Each day on Saturn takes 10.2 Earth hours. A year on Saturn takes 29.46 Earth years; it takes 29.46 Earth years for Saturn to orbit the sun once.


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