Saturn

Name of Planet - Saturn

The diameter or size of the planet - The diameter of Saturn is 74,898 miles .

The period or rotation and revolution - The revolution of Saturn is about 29.4 Earth years. The rotation speed of Saturn is 10 hours and 14 minutes.

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

Origin of the planet’s name - Saturn is named after a character in roman mythology. Saturn was named after the roman god Saturn's.

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

4 Interesting Facts -

1.Saturn has oval shaped storm like Jupiter.

2.Saturn’s upper atmosphere is divided into bands of clouds.

3.Saturn has the most extensive ring in the whole solar system.

4. Only four spacecrafts have visited Saturn.

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