Best Saturn Pictures for Kids Video
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Facts about Saturn
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun. It is also the most distant planet that is visible to the naked eye. It is most famous for the ring system and also known as the ringed planet. These rings are believed to be formed just 100 million years ago. This gas giant is the second largest planet in the entire solar system.This planet has a magnetic field that is 578 times as powerful as that of the earth. It has a total of 62 moons and all of them are frozen. Titan and Rhea are the largest of all of them. If viewed from a small telescope, you can spot Saturn and sometimes Titan can be spotted as well.
Quick Facts: –
- Saturn has the fastest winds of any other planet in the entire solar system that can reach up to a speed of 1,800 kilometers.
- It is the least dense planet of all. It there is a water tub big enough to hold the planet then Saturn would float.
- Because if the low density and fast rotation speed, Saturn is the flattest of all planets. It has the polar diameter that is 90% of the equatorial diameter.
- The upper atmosphere of the planet contains ammonia crystals. This is the reason why it appears pale yellow in color.
- Scientists believe that this planet has a solid rocky core surrounded by hydrogen and helium.
- The distance between Saturn and the Sun is approximately 1,424,600,000 kilometers from the Sun.
- The planet takes approximately 29.4 earth years to orbit the Sun.
- This planet has oval-shaped storms that are somewhat similar to storms of planet Jupiter.
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