________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Some facts about Saturn
PLANET FACTS MercuryFact 1: Mercury is the closest planet to the sun and the fastestmoving planet in the Solar system.Fact 2: Mercury is a hot and rocky planet. During the day timeit is hotter than an oven, during the night time it is colder than afreezer.Fact 3: There are lots of craters on Mercury. Its surface lookssimilar to the surface of our moon.Fact 4: Mercury has no moons. VenusFact 1: Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is thehottest planet in the Solar system.Fact 2: Venus is covered with fast-moving sulphuric acid cloudsthat trap heat from the sun.
Fact 3: Venus turns slowly. Each day on Venus takes 243 Earthdays.Fact 4: Venus has no moons. EarthFact 1: Earth is the third planet from the sun. It is the planetwe live on and the only planet in the Solar system that is known tosupport life.Fact 2: Earth is the 5th largest planet in the Solar system.Fact 3: The earth is made up of 75% (three quarters) water.This is the main reason why Earth can support life (See Qur’an).Fact 4: Earth has one moon. MarsFact 1: Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. Mars is redbecause it is covered with rust (iron oxide). Rust forms when ironmixes with small amounts of oxygen and water.Fact 2: Mars is a dry rocky planet with ice caps at its north andsouth poles like Earth.
Fact 3: The largest volcano in the solar system is on Mars. It iscalled Mount Olympus. It is 17 miles tall and 320 miles wide.Fact 4: Mars has 2 tiny moons called Phobos and Deimus. JupiterFact 1: Jupiter is the fifth and largest planet. It is mostlymade of gas and some liquids. There are no seasons on the planetJupiter.Fact 2: There is a large red spot on Jupiter. This is a ragingstorm. The Earth is the same size as Jupiter’s red spot.Fact 3: Jupiter is so big that all the other planets could fitinside it.Fact 4: Jupiter has 39 moons so far. SaturnFact 1: Saturn is the 6th planet from the Sun. It is the 2ndlargest planet in our solar system. It has rings made of ice anddust particles
Fact 2: We can see Saturn with a telescope but we need a smalltelescope to see its rings.Fact 3: Saturn looks like it has stripes because it is made ofdifferent gases. Some of the gases do not mix and when Saturnspins, high winds blow the gases into stripes.Fact 4: Saturn has 33 moons so far. Titan is the largest moon. UranusFact 1: Uranus is the seventh planet from the sun. It is a large,icy planet covered in clouds. Uranus is blue because of the methanegas in its atmosphere.Fact 2: Uranus is the third largest planet in the Solar System.Uranus has extreme seasons with extremely dark and cold yearsfollowed by extremely hot years.Fact 3: Uranus has a thin belt of 11 rings made up of rock anddust.Fact 4: Uranus has 22 known moons. Oberon is the largest moon. NeptuneFact 1: Neptune is the 8th planet from the Sun. It is the 4thlargest planet in our solar system. Neptune is covered in clouds andis blue because of Methane gas in its atmosphere.
Fact 2: Neptune also has a storm much like Jupitor. Neptune’sstorm is called its Great Dark SpotFact 3: Neptune also has rings. These rings are made up of darkrock and dust. One of the rings even has a twist in it.Fact 4: Neptune has 13 moons so far. Triton is the largestmoon. PlutoFact 1: Pluto is not really a planet. It is called a dwarf planet.There are many dwarf planets in our Solar System. Pluto is smallerthan many of the moons in the Solar System, including our ownmoon.Fact 2: Pluto is an extremely cold planet because it is so faraway from the sun. From Pluto the sun would look like a tiny dot inthe sky.Fact 3: Nobody really knows what Pluto is made of althoughscientists think it is probably 70% rock and 30% water.Fact 4: Pluto has one large moon and two tiny moons.