Saturn

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Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun and the second largest planet in the solar system. Saturn's distance from the sun is 890.7 million miles. Even though Saturn is the second largest, it is the least dense.Saturn is the only planet that is least dense than water.

One day on Saturn is 10.7 hours and a year is 29 years on Earth. A 20 lb. backpack on Earth would weigh 190 lb. on Saturn. That's because Saturn's surface gravity is 9.5 times Earth's gravity.

Saturn

Saturn is a gas-giant planet and does not have a solid surface.

Saturn's composition is about 75% hydrogen and 25% helium with traces of water, methane, ammonia and "rock".

One day on Saturn is 10.7 hours and a year is 29 years on Earth. A 20 lb. backpack on Earth would weigh 190 lb. on Saturn. That's because Saturn's surface gravity is 9.5 times Earth's gravity. Saturn is so big it could fit as much as 764 Earths in it.

Saturn has an innumerable count of moons and moonlets.


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