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Saturn, sometimes called the Saturn System or the Saturnian System as a whole, is a planetary system in the centered around the planet of Saturn. Other notable locations in the Saturn system include the main moons of Titan, Iapetus, Tethys, Mimas, Enceladus, and Dione.

Saturn

Saturn is the main body of the Saturn System. It is the second largest planet in the Sol System with a diameter of 72,367 miles, approximately 947% larger than that of Terra. Saturn is also the second gas giant from Sol.

Physical Characteristics

Saturn has many interesting characteristics which set it apart from other planets in the Sol System.

Rings

Saturn has the largest set of planetary rings found anywhere in the Sol System. The rings, made up of billions of ice and rock particles, have a width of approximately 242,000 miles. Some speculate that large facilities in these rings could mine the particles for water and other important materials.

Atmosphere

Saturn Hexagon

Saturn's hexagonal storm, circa 2092 CE.

Saturn has an atmosphere mainly composed of hydrogen and helium, like most other gas giants. But what sets Saturn's atmosphere apart is it's storms. At its north pole, Saturn has a perfectly hexagonal storm. This, along with many other atmospheric anomaly's, make Saturn's atmosphere a very unique place.

Moons of Saturn

Saturn's Moons are the main locations in the Saturn System. PLACEHOLDER

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