Facts about Saturn

Shuttle

Solar Distance 1.429 billion km
Revolution Period 29.46 Earth years
Rotation Period 10 hours 40 minutes
Equatorial diameter 120,660 km
Gravitational Pull 0.93 times that of the Earth
Natural Satellites 53 (possibly 62)      (Tell me more!)

Shuttle

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