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FC: By: Kaybre Matusik | Saturn
1: Table of Contents Introduction...pg. 1-2 Saturn Information...pg. 3-4 Interesting facts about Saturn...pg. 5-6 Pictures...pg. 7-8 Credits...pg. 9-10
2: Introduction In this book, you will learn about the planet Saturn. You will learn information about Saturn, five interesting facts about Saturn, and you will also see pictures of Saturn. At the end, you will also see the credits. Page 1
3: This is the planet Saturn. Page 2
4: Information about Saturn Saturn is the second largest planet in the Solar System. A year on Saturn is about 29.5 Earth years long. This is how long it takes Saturn to orbit around the Sun. Saturn also rotates on its axis once every 10 hours and 14 minutes. Saturn is also the planet with the second largest mass. Its mass is 95 times greater than Earth's mass. Page 3
5: These are Saturn's rings. They are made of dust, ice, rock, and gas. Page 4
6: Information about Saturn Saturn's rings are about 416,000 kilometers (260,000 miles) from Saturn's surface. Saturn's diameter is about 120,000 kilometers. This is nearly 10 times the diameter of Earth - which is 12,720 kilometers. (7,900 meters) Saturn is made mostly of hydrogen and helium gases, so a spaceship couldn't land there. Page 6 Page 5
7: Saturn is not as dense as earth. Page 7
8: 5 Interesting Facts 1. Scientists believe that Saturn might have a liquid interior and small, rocky core. 2. Except at its poles, all the winds on Saturn blow in one direction: East. 3. Saturn has 53 known moons. Titan is Saturn's largest moon. Page 8
9: 5 Interesting Facts 4. Saturn's temperature is -250 degrees Celsius which is very cold. 5. Scientists also think the colors of the clouds that Saturn is covered with are caused by changes in the temperature and altitude. Page 9
10: Pictures This picture (above) shows that scientists think that the core of Saturn is the size of Earth. Scientists also think that there is more gravity on Saturn than Earth. Page 10
11: The picture at the top of the page shows some of Saturn's moons. The picture below is another picture of Saturn. Page 11
12: This is Saturn's Eclipse
14: Credits National Geographic Saturn- Our Solar System By Mary Kurkalang The Planets By Cynthia Pratt Nicolson
15: Thank you for reading!