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Saturn

  • Paul G. Abel
Chapter
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

Distance from the Sun: 1,513,330,000 km (max.), 1,353,570,000 km (min.)

Diameter: 120,536 km

Sidereal Period: 29.66 years

Synodic Period: 378.09 days

Rotational Period:

System I (Equator): 10 h 13 min 59 s

System II (Everything Else): 10 h 38 min 25.4 s

System III (Magnetosphere): 10 h 32 min 35 s

Keywords

Equatorial Zone Apparent Magnitude Large Telescope Equatorial Belt Small Telescope 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul G. Abel
    • 1
  1. 1.LeicesterUK

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