Saturn

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Saturn

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SATURN

Saturn's Atmospheric Composition :96.3% Hydrogen3.25% Helium0.04% Methane0.01% Ammonia0.01% Hydrogen Deuteride0.0007% Ethane

Scientific Measurements:Saturn's Radius= 58,232 KmDiameter= 116,464 Km Saturn's mass= 568.3 x10^26(95.152 x Earth's Mass)Saturn's Volume= 8.2713 x10^14 Km^3(763.59 x Earth's Volume)

Fun Facts about Saturn's Moons:Titan, Saturn's largest moon, rings in with a whopping 2576 km radius which is larger than mercury's radius.Enceladus appears to have a vast ocean hiding beneath its frozen surface.

Saturn's Teperature and Orbital Data:Average Surface Temperature:-139 Celcius (134 Kelvin)Saturn's Rotaion Period:10 hours and 34 minutes to rotate on it's axisOrbital period:29.4571 years (10,759 days)Saturn is over 1.4 billion km away from the Sun. Saturn's orbital speed is an average of 9.69 km/s.

Fun Facts about Saturn:Saturn has 62 known moons, and its most notable moons are Titan, Rhea ' Enceladus.Saturn is known for it's extensive rings. They are comprised of chunks of ice and large amounts of dust. These rings stretch out extremely far from saturn and are suprisingly only about 20 meters thick.

Bibliography:Saturn. (n.d.). Saturn. Retrieved October 9, 2014, from http://www.solarviews.com/eng/saturn.htmlSaturn Fact Sheet. (n.d.). Saturn Fact Sheet. Retrieved October 9, 2014, from http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheetSaturn Facts - Interesting Facts about the Planet Saturn. (n.d.). Space Facts RSS. Retrieved October 8, 2014, from http://space-facts.com/saturn/Saturn: Overview. (n.d.). Solar System Exploration. Retrieved October 6, 2014, from http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=Saturn'Display=OverviewLong

Titan compared to Earthand the Moon.

A simulated picture of Saturn

The size of saturn compared to the Earth


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