Ceci bae saturn (1)

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EDLC 1st year- Planets: Saturn

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Ceci bae saturn (1)

  1. 1. Saturn
  2. 2. Characteristics. • Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun , and the second largest after Jupiter. • It’s the only one with a visible ring system from the Earth. • Its name comes from the Roman god Saturn.
  3. 3. Saturn´s atmosphere • Saturn´s atmosphere has a pattern of dark bands and light areas similar to Jupiter but the distinction between them is much less clear in the case of Saturn.
  4. 4. The satellites • The largest satellites, known before the start of space research are: Mimas, Enceladus, tethys, dione, Rhea, Titan, Hyperion, Lapetus and Phoebe. But the largest is Titan.
  5. 5. Saturn’s rings • Saturn´s rings have a very complex orbital dynamics presenting density waves, and interactions with Saturn´s satellites .

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