Saturn The ringed planet

The diameter or size of the planet -The diameter of Saturn is about 74,898 miles,[120,536 kilometers].

The period or rotation and revolution -The planet Saturn takes about 29.4 Earth years for one revolution around the sun and it takes Saturn about 11 hours to complete one rotation.

Average distance from the sun -The distance from Saturn to the Sun is about 888.2 million miles .

Origin of the planet’s name -The name Saturn came from a Roman god of time,maybe that’s why Saturn is the slowest planet to orbit the sun.

God of time

Average surface temperature or range of temperature -The surface temperature of Saturn is about -191 to -130 degrees.

4 Interesting Facts -

1. Saturn has 62 moons.

2.The rings of Saturn are about 4.5 billion years old.

3.A year on Saturn is 10,759.22 days.

4.The Saturn's winds travel up to 1,100 miles per hour.

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