1. Saturn's rings are not solid. They are made up of bits of ice, dust and rock.
  2. Jupiter has 67 moons, Saturn has 62, Uranus 27, Neptune 14, Mars 2 and Earth just one.
  3. If you were to put Saturn in water, it would float.
  4. The atmosphere in Titan, Saturn's Moon, is so thick and the gravity so low, that humans could fly through it by flapping "wings" attached to their arms.
  5. Saturn's rings are only 30 to 300 feet (9 to 90 meters) thick.
  6. There are 5 planets you can see with the naked eye, not using a telescope: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
  7. Saturn's moon Enceladus has ice volcanoes.
  8. Saturn's rings are younger than the dinosaurs. They were likely formed just 100 million years ago.
  9. 5 to 6 billion years from now, as the Sun becomes a red giant, Saturn's moon Titan will become warm enough for life to possibly evolve in manner similar to Earth.
  10. The surface gravities of Venus, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are all quite similar (within 15%) to Earth's.
  11. If you weighed 150 lbs. (68 kg.) on Earth, you would weigh 159 lbs. (72 kg.) on Saturn.
  12. Almost 1,600 Saturns could fit inside the Sun.
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