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

Methane Dust Mercury Helium Titan 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

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

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