Skiing on Saturn!

By: Katie Hurley

Are you ready to ski?

Come get away from the summer heat this July to go skiing on the planet Saturn! Have you ever been skiing in -270 degrees fahrenheit? Well now you can. Remember to wear warm cloths and extra layers!

Saturn skiing

Thursday, July 18th, 11:30am

Saturn

830.1 million miles away from earth.


Agenda

11:30-12:00 Gathering

12:00-1:30 Slopes open for use

1:30- 2:00 Cafeteria opens for lunch

2:00-4:00 Slopes reopen

4:00 Departure for Earth

Additional information (Facts)

  • From Saturn you can see the seven flat rings, made primarily of ice, that surround the planet.
  • Saturns day length is 10 hours and 39 minutes
  • It's the second largest planet, after Jupiter
  • It's atmosphere is made up of 75% hydrogen, 25% helium, and other traces of ice, water, and methane
  • Saturn's radius is 36, 184 miles
  • Has the lowest density of all the planets.
  • A object that weights a 100 pounds on earth would weight 116 on Saturn.
  • One of Saturn's moons, titans is larger that the planet Mercury






Other events on Saturn

April 28 - Saturn will be at its closest approach to Earth and its face will be illuminated by the Sun. This is the best time to view Saturn and its moons. A medium-sized telescope will allow you to see Saturn's rings and some of its brightest moons.