The Planet Saturn

What you might not know about Saturn

Distance, location and Diameter.


  • The distance from the sun in km and miles is 1,429,400,000 km and 886,000,000 miles.
  • Saturn's location from the sun is the 6th farthest planet.
  • The diameter in km is 120,536.
  • Saturn is the second biggest planet.
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The period of rotation and the temperature in celsius and fahrenheit.

  • There is about 10 hours and 14 mins in a day.
  • The fahrenheit and celsius is f -217 c-139.
  • It's very windy on Saturn.

Surface gravity , what the atmosphere is made up of and physical description.

  • The surface gravity compared to Earth is 0.66 m/s2.
  • The atmosphere is made of 75% hydrogen and 25% helium and traces of other substances like water ice and methane.
  • Saturn has different shades of blue, purple, yellow and orange. And a very large black and yellow ring.
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All of Saturn's moons and some of their names.

  • Epimetheus, Janus, Enceladus, Telsto, Tethys, Calypso, Pallene, Methone, Mimas, Pandora, Pan, Prometheus, Atlas, Lapetus, Titan, Hyperion, Rhea, Polydeuces, Dione, Helene, Pheobe, Ljiraq, Kiviuq, Ymir, Suttung, Thrym, Mundilfari, Narvi, Tarvos, Siarmaq, Erriapus, Albiorix, Skathi, Paaliaq, Aegaeon, Aegir, Anthe, Bebhionn, Bergelmir, Bestla, Daphnis, Farbauti, Eenrir, Fornjot, Greip, Hati, Hyrrokkin, Jarnsaxa, Kari, Loge, Skadi, Skoll, Tarter and Tarqeq.
  • It has 62 moons that are known and only 53 of them are officially named.

FUN FACTS!!

  • Saturn has at least 18 moon satellites which are attracted by the planets gravity.
  • Saturn is a gas giant.
  • Earth can fit across Saturn 9 times across its equator .
  • Saturn is the only planet that can float in water.
  • You cannot stand on Saturn.