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Cara produced this space science project about the planet Saturn.

Cara produced this space science project about the planet Saturn.

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  • Saturn
    By cara
  • Facts
    It was named after the roman god Saturn.
    It is the sixth planet in our solar system
    It is a gas giant
    About every 30 years a large white spot appears on Saturn
  • Saturn has 18 moons
    The biggest is Titan, it is 5150 km across, it is bigger the mercury, it made up of mostly nitrogen and the surface is about -180c
    The furtherist moon from Saturn is Phoebe, it is nearly 13million km from the planet
    moons
  • The rings are 270,000 km wide from side to side, over twice the width of the planet.
    Saturn's rings look like there are three different types, in the middle there is the brightest ring, the b ring and the outside ring which is called the a ring, then in between them there’s the Cassini's division, it’s the width of the Atlantic ocean and then the closest to the planet is the c ring or the crepe ring.
    The rings
  • The roman god Saturn
    Saturn is the roman god of harvest and reaping the hay
    Saturn was worshiped in a winter festival called the Saturnalia
    The word Saturday was named after his name Saturn
  • Saturn data
    Distance from the sun-1430 million km
    Diameter-120,500km (at the equator)
    Time to orbit sun 29.5 years
    Time to spin on axis 10hr 14min (at the equator)
    Mass- 95 earths
    Volume- 750 earths
    Average-density 0.7 % water
    Tilt of axis- 27 degrees
    Number of moons-18
  • bibliography
    Information
    http://www.nasa.gov/worldbook/saturnworldbook.html
    http://www.wordsources.info/saturn.html
    New astrinomer
    The kingfisher book of space
    Atlas of stars and planets
    picture
    www.astronet.ru/db/xware/msg/apod/1998-09-02