By Derek Horstmeyer
Interesting Facts about Saturn
- Saturn is the 6th planet from the sun.
- Saturn is the 2nd largest planet in the solar system after Jupiter.
- Saturn is best known for it planetary rings.
- Saturn has 62 moons and 53 have formal names. Titan is the largest moon and bigger then the planet mercury.
Galileo Galilei was the first to see Saturn through a telescope in 1610.
2nd largest planet in the solar system.
Rotation and Orbit
It takes Saturn 10,759 earth days (29.5 years) to finish one revolution around the sun.