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SOLAR SYSTEM
SATURN
Sonny Gagnier
Ikenna Ogbogu
Sreya Chilukuri
Jennifer Vorhis
May2013
HISTORY
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Named after Zeus’s father
22 rings have been named
Moons named after other gods
LOCATION
6th planet from the sun
 Next to Jupiter and Uranus
 Distance from the sun is 8,500
million miles
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WHAT IS THE PLANET LIKE?
Second largest planet in our Solar System
 Has 60 moons
 Very, very large
 Name of some moons are: Titan, Dione, Mimas, Enceladus, Rhea
and Thethys
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CLIMATE
Very cold weather
 Very icy surface
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VISTORS
No visitors because too cold
 It is not possible because gas planet
 No oxygen
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EARTH VS. SATURN
Saturn is the 2nd largest
planet, Earth is the 5th largest
planet
 Saturn has rings, Earth
doesn’t
 Saturn is larger than Earth
 Saturn is much colder than
Earth
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INTERESTING FACTOIDS
Saturn’s rings are made out of ice being reflected by the sun’s
light
 Covered by thick blanket of gases
 Rings around Saturn don’t travel at same rate
 Half of Saturn has many storms that scientists named it
“Storm Alley”
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