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  1. Saturn By Lindsay Klenk

  2. Named after Roman god of Agriculture • Symbol represents the God Symbol and Name

  3. Discovered by ancients • No exact date of discovery Discovery

  4. Sixth planet from sun • 1,426,725,400 km from the sun Distances

  5. Mass is 5.69x10^26 • volume: 198,439,019,647,006mi^3 • Density: 690kg/m^3 • Saturn would float in water due to density • Gravity: 34.3 ft/s^2 Measurements

  6. Orbit around sun: 29 Earth years • Rotation: 10.7 Earth hours Orbit and Rotation

  7. Hydrogen • Helium • Methane • Clouds Atmosphere

  8. Average of -288 Fahrenheit • Atmoshpere can get up to 134 Fahrenheit Temperature

  9. Gas giant • Liquid chemicals • Flat because of fast rotation • Visible rings • Clouds • Internal: hydrogen and helium Composition and Appearance

  10. Clouds • Storms • Six sided clouds at poles • Could be as stormy as Jupiter Weather

  11. Formed by ice and rock • 1km thick • Large as mountains or small as dust • Most complicated of all planets • Moons orbit rings • Some moons orbit in gaps to keep them clear Rings

  12. Volcanoes, Craters, Light and dark • Over 50 moons • Titan • Pheobe • Janus • Iapetus • Rhea • Etc. Moons

  13. Possible ice on Enceladus (moon) • Water in bottom layer of atmosphere Water

  14. Couldn’t breath • No solid land to stand on • Be dragged down by gravity • Atmosphere would crush a human What would happen if a human traveled here?

  15. Has moons similar to earth • Most complicated ring system Special