What Does Saturn Look Like

The planet Saturn is said to be the second largest among the known planets, having a diameter of almost 75,000 miles. It is also considered as the sixth planet to orbit around the sun at a distance of about 885 million miles. For an orbit to be completed, a calculation of almost 28.5 years should be taken despite the fact that its rotation is just for over 10.5 hours. Considered as a gas giant, it is known for having no surface but a rocky inner core with a layer composing of liquid metallic hydrogen.

A feature that is most striking in the planet Saturn is its ring system. Its ring system consists of a number of ice chunks in which sizes can be compared to dust particles estimated to be 10 meters big. The spaces in between these chunks are known to be large enough to enable probes to cross through them without any damage. It is said to have seven major rings and numerous smaller ringlets held by shepherd moons in place. The largest ring is known to be about 180,000 miles across.

When it comes to the planet’s number of moons, Saturn owns 60. The largest of its moons is referred to as Titan, which is bigger compared to that from Mercury with 3,200 miles in diameter. It contains within it thick nitrogen atmosphere. Based on researches and probing made for Saturn, it has been discovered that the planet has within it what can be viewed as river channels and shoreline. It can also be described as a surface full of rocks surrounded with an orange haze.

26 Responses to “ What Does Saturn Look Like ”

  1. CG

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  2. natalie

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  3. ec

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  4. jr

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  6. riine

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  8. Puhh

    Saturn is cool how about asteroid?

  9. Kai

    didnt really help me with figuring out the size of it

  10. sisi

    hmmmm didnt really help but still gave me some facts

  11. sisi

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  13. duuh

    great facts!! just what i was looking for!

  14. Kat

    This really helped me with my Poject-report. but then again i new half of this already but it still helped to refrase my memory so yeah cool

  15. Preston

    Too muchinfo

  16. Smiley916

    um u didnt realllly say what it looks like, like the color,size,shape but oh well thx anyway.

  17. unknown

    that was awesome thnxz i needed those info

  18. britney

    this is really helpful???thankyou

  19. Nanski

    OMG girls! This was, like, sooooooo helpful. I feel so dumb not knowing all of these facts already. Heheheh :D !! Lol so much!

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  20. Nanski

    I find it unbeleivabel that Saturn has so many moons! I mean, 40 moons is a lot to keep track of.

    I’m so glad that I came acrosse this artical because I have learned so much!

  21. valentine

    I am writing a report and it helps to know what it looks like or ill miss a big part of my grade in science

  22. Lui

    good but needs more information on what saturn actually looks like on the surface. thanks though!

  23. M!CRAFT!K!NG

    i want u to make one “what does it look like on saturn?”.Thats what i want to know

  24. Damian

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    Great Info. Needs more of what it looks like.

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