Saturn THE planet with rings

Planet

The name of my planet is Saturn.

This is a photo of the solar system. Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun.

Rotation and Revolution

The period of rotation and revolution. Saturns revolution around the sun takes 29.4 earth years. Saturns rotation takes 10 hours and 14 minutes.

Diameter

The diameter of Saturn is 74,898 miles. (120,536 kilometers)

This is a photo of Saturns rings.

Distance between the sun

The distance between Saturn and the Sun is 888.2 million miles.

Origin

The origin of Saturns name comes from Roman Mythology. Saturn was the father of Jupiter, Juno and others. Saturn was also the god of agriculture.

Surface Temperature

The average surface temperature of Saturn is minus 288 degrees Fahrenheit.

Interesting Facts

1. Saturn is not the only planet with rings Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune all also have rings.

2. Saturn has 50 moon all together. Eight of which are major moons while the rest are small.

3. Close to about 1,600 Saturns could fit inside the sun.

4. A day on Earth is 24 hours, while a day on Saturn is 10 hours 39 minutes.

Credits:

Created with images by bark - "Saturn" • skeeze - "solar system planets space" • Steve A Hill - "Saturn" • zappowbang - "saturn" • North Essex Astronomical Society - "Saturn - 30/05/14" • Old Rollei - "saturn" • Steve A Hill - "Saturn" • skeeze - "montage planets jupiter" • kokogiak - "Rings-Closeup4" • DasWortgewand - "saturn landscape planet" • kokogiak - "Gravitational Wake"

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