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1

What is the gap located in between Saturn's rings called?

The Cassini Division

2

Saturn takes approximately how many Earth years to make one revolution around the Sun?

29

3

Which ice-covered Saturn moon has geysers of water ice at its south pole?

Dione

4

Which planet is the only planet in our solar system that is less dense than water?

Saturn

5

Saturn is made of mostly what gas?

Hydrogen

6

Saturn's rings are composed of what?

Water ice

7

Saturn's rings reflect what percentage of the sunlight that falls on them?

60%

8

Saturn's Largest Moon is

Titan

9

Which planet can be considered the “flattest” planet in the solar system due to density and rotation?

Saturn

10

How many ring groups does Saturn have?

7

11

How many MAIN rings does Saturn have?

3

12

True of False: Saturn was the most distant of the five Planets visible to the ancients in the early 1600's.

True

13

____ is an energy source for Saturn.

Helium precipitation

14

The equatorial winds on Saturn are _________ and _________ compared to those on Jupiter.

westerly; stronger

15

What are Saturn's two largest moons called?

Titan and Rhea

16

What is the surface temperature of Saturn?

97 K