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20 Fascinating Facts About The Planet Saturn

20 Fascinating Facts About The Planet Saturn

If you like to watch the skies at night, you should check out these facts about one of the planets out there, the planet we call Saturn.

Saturn is the lightest planet in our solar system.

This planet is known as being a “gas giant”. The other planets that are classed as gas giants are Jupiter, Neptune and Uranus.

Saturn is the second largest planet in our solar system.

The rings of Saturn are made of chunks of rock and ice.

If you was driving at 75 miles (121 km) per hour, it would take 258 days to drive around one of Saturn’s rings. 


Saturn’s winds can blow up to 1,100 miles per hour, which makes it the windiest planet in our solar system.

As Saturn has a very low density, if you were able to put it into water, it would float!

Saturn is so big that Earth could fit into it whooping 755 times!

Saturn is twice as far away from the Sun as Jupiter is.

A year on Saturn would take almost thirty Earth years. 

A day on Saturn is 10 hours 39 minutes.

Enceladus, one of Saturn’s smaller moons, reflects some 90% of the sunlight, making it more reflective than snow!

Saturn is approximately 856 million miles away from the Sun.

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