Saturn sixth planet

The diameter or size of the planet - The diameter of Saturn from its equator is approximately 74,898 miles.

The period or rotation and revolution - It takes Saturn about 29 and a half Earth years to make a full revolution and an average orbital speed of 9.69 km/s.

Average distance from the sun - Saturn’s average distance from the sun is 888.2 million miles.

Origin of the planet’s name - The planet was named after the Greek god of agriculture.

Average surface temperature or range of temperature - The average temperature is about -288 degrees Fahrenheit.

4 Interesting Facts -

1. The chunks of ice that make up Saturn’s rings can be the size of a house or a grain of sand.

2. Saturn is a planet made mostly out of hydrogen with no solid surface.

3.Saturn has nine major moons and dozens of smaller ones.

4. Saturn is about 95 times as massive as Earth and 750 times it’s volume.

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