|Sidereal Period||29.48 years|
|Mean Distance from the Sun||1,429.4 million km|
|Sidereal Day||10 hours, 39 minutes|
|Mean Surface Temperature||-139°C|
|Moons||Atlas, Calypso, Dione, Enceladus, Epimetheus, Helene, Hyperion, Iapetus, Janus, Mimas, Pandora, Phoebe, Prometheus, Rhea, Telesto, Tethys, Titan; many other small moons|
A view of the planet Saturn, showing its famous, unmistakable rings.
The sixth planet from the Sun, and the second largest in our solar system after Jupiter.
Saturn is distinguished by its unique extensive ring system.
A Saturnian cloudscape. This is a view of the outer layers of
Saturn's atmosphere, with the
rings visible in the sky.
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Surface maps courtesy Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright © California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved.