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Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second- largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter.

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It is a gas giant with an average radius about nine times that of Earth. Although only one-eighth the average density of Earth, with its larger volume Saturn is just over 95 times more massive. Saturn is named after the Roman god of agriculture, its astronomical symbol (♄) represents the god's sickle.

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Saturn's interior is probably composed of a core of iron- nickel and rock. Saturn has a pale yellow hue due to ammonia crystals in its upper atmosphere. 580 times that of Earth due to Saturn's larger size. One-twentieth the strength of Jupiter's.

on Saturn can reach 1,800 km/h (500 m/s), higher than on Jupiter, but not as high as those on Neptune.

Saturn has a prominent ring system that consists of nine continuous main rings and three discontinuous arcs and that is composed mostly of ice particles with a smaller amount of rocky debris and dust Sixty-two moons are known to orbit Saturn, of which fifty-three are officially named. This does not include the hundreds of moon lets comprising the rings.

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Titan, Saturn's largest moon, and the second-largest in the Solar System, is larger than the planet Mercury, although less massive, and is the only moon in the Solar System to have a substantial atmosphere.
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