Saturn Facts

Saturn is the second-largest planet in our solar system.

Four spacecraft have visited Saturn so far, but only the Cassini spacecraft has orbited it.

Saturn is the second-fastest rotating planet after Jupiter.

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Saturn’s ring system is one of the seven wonders of our solar system.

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Saturn has a short day (10.7 Earth hours) and a long year (29.4 Earth years).

Out of all the planets in our solar system, Saturn has the lowest density.

Saturn is the furthest planet visible without the use of a telescope.

Saturn’s polar radius is 90 percent of its equatorial radius making Saturn – the flattest planet in our solar system.

Saturn’s atmosphere is 96 percent hydrogen by volume.

Objects that make up the rings of Saturn are as tiny as grains of sand and are as colossal as Mount Everest.