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Saturn


Saturn

Diameter: 75,000 miles across
Location: 6th planet from Sun
Distance from Sun: About 890 million miles
Cloud Top Temperature: -220 Fahrenheit
Number of Moons: 47
Orbital Period 29.5 years
Characteristics: This planet has a broad, massive ring system with three major divisions. Because its a gas giant made of hydrogen and helium, it has no solid surface.
Identity in mythology: Saturn, the Roman god of agriculture
   
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