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  1. Saturn By: Chumani wayd

  2. About Saturn • In roman Saturn is the god of agriculture. The associated Greek god, Cronus , was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter). Saturn is the root of the English word "Saturday"

  3. More about it • Diameter is 120,536 • Distance from the sun 1,429,400,000 • Mass 5.68e26 • rings are extraordinarily thin: though they're 250,000 km or more in diameter they're less than one km thick. • Temperature -178 degrees celsius

  4. More about it • Surface: consists of liquid and gas. • Rotation of its axis: 10 hrs, 40 min, 24 sec • Rotation around the sun: 29.5 earth years

  5. What it’s made of • about 75% hydrogen • 25% helium • traces of water, methane, ammonia and "rock",

  6. When it was discovered • Saturn was first visited by NASA's Pioneer 11 in 1979 and later by Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Cassini arrived on July 1, 2004 and will orbit Saturn for at least four years.

  7. Names of Saturn's rings • D-Ring • Guerin Division • C-Ring • Maxwell Division • B-Ring • Cassini Division

  8. More names • Huygens Gap • A-Ring • Encke Minima • Encke Division • Keeler Gap • F-Ring • G-Ring • E-Ring

  9. moons • It has at least 30 moons. • Titan • Hyperion • Mimas • Enceladus • Rhea • Phoebe

  10. Work cited • http://www.nineplanets.org/saturn.html • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://rlv.zcache.com/a_saturn_like_planet_card-p137999687182490904q6k5_400.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.zazzle.com/a_saturn_like_planet_card-137999687182490904&usg=__w2boikinJiLRu9xuhKWq5q-0knk=&h=400&w=400&sz=35&hl=en&start=5&um=1&tbnid=agJ5Hox017hJ0M:&tbnh=124&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%2Bthe%2Bplanet%2Bpictures%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26um%3D1 • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.webdesign.org/img_articles/12524/photoshop-planet-ring-outer-space-sky.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.webdesign.org/web/photoshop/drawing-techniques/blue-saturn-planet-with-rings-in-galaxy.12524.html&usg=__rHbU0gqNzp7XxipKEQ1THGebQm0=&h=376&w=388&sz=60&hl=en&start=7&um=1&tbnid=bHQ0fQMIKvJw8M:&tbnh=119&tbnw=123&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%2Bthe%2Bplanet%2Bpictures%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26um%3D1

  11. http://www.aerospaceguide.net/planetsaturn.html • http://www.solarviews.com/eng/saturn.htm • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.physics.unlv.edu/~jeffery/astro/saturn/saturn_rings_001_false.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.physics.unlv.edu/~jeffery/astro/astro1/lec015.html&usg=__ksbbvLUbzTDsw1hm1VClZkS4pNA=&h=960&w=752&sz=127&hl=en&start=9&tbnid=YH3jpIM6E_gSGM:&tbnh=148&tbnw=116&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%2527s%2Brings%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive • http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/multimedia/gallery/saturn_occultation-browse.jpg • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://adc.astro.umd.edu/adc/quick_ref/hst_saturn_nicmos.jpg&imgrefurl=http://adc.astro.umd.edu/adc/quick_ref/ref_solarsys.html&usg=__3lkf0c9HVnG-eH_R9rY5c1oIUG4=&h=367&w=711&sz=14&hl=en&start=4&tbnid=FJyKDThYdFjTkM:&tbnh=72&tbnw=140&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DX • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/0502/redSaturn_keck_full.jpg&imgrefurl=http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap050210.html&usg=__yN0wosMZJtcMRZ3wrhoVollG-BU=&h=546&w=713&sz=116&hl=en&start=20&tbnid=BJy6pfgWSK4PgM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=140&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DX • http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/images/Saturn.gif&imgrefurl=http://abyss.uoregon.edu/~js/ast121/lectures/lec20.html&usg=__FBFneWm5ZLV6xNHbTfDt3apLpmg=&h=450&w=640&sz=180&hl=en&start=29&tbnid=4p-oLUgi9Fz3zM:&tbnh=96&tbnw=137&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsaturn%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DN%26start%3D20