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    Saturn Research Paper

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    Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun with the largest ring system, which makes it one of the most easily identified planet for stargazers (figure 1). How Saturn got these fascinating rings around it is still a mystery to scientists today. There are many theories that will be discussed in this paper, but it is possible that no one could ever really know for sure. However, Saturn is not the only planet with a ring system, there are a few others but nothing as extravagant as what Saturn has. There are many aspects that make Saturn the unique planet it is such as its rings, moons, composition, and many other things. It has been looked at by astronomers and scientists since 700 BC and is still trying to be figured out today. In this paper, we…

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    Gas Giants Of Saturn

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    Saturn is a very cool planet it has rings around it that are little broke up pieces that are made of; small rocks, icy braked up bits, and some space junk. Saturn is also the sixth planet and it is not really far from the sun, Saturn also has sixty-two moons. Some planets have more than one or two moons some have none at all. They also call this planet a “Gas giant”. The other gas giants are Neptune, Uranus, and Jupiter are also gas giants. One of the moons named the “Cassini” accidentally went…

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    The Moons of Saturn Saturn has 62 known moons on verified orbits but only 53 have been officially named so far. Thirteen of these moons have diameters of more than 31 miles, thick rings and very complex orbital motions. Saturn’s moons range in size from small moonlets of less than a mile of diameter to big ones that are larger than planets like Mercury. 24 of these moons are classified as regular satellites as they have prograde orbits. The other 38 are small, except Phoebe, irregular satellites…

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    Saturn Saturn is one of the eight planets within our solar system; Nine, if you consider Pluto to be a planet. When we, as an average audience, look at the Saturn we automatically think that it’s that one planet with the the ring around it. Some people even assume that it’s the one and only planet with a ring about it. Those people would be wrong. Saturn is one of four planets that have rings in their orbit. The other three would include Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune. The sixth planet in our…

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    Saturn’s Description: Saturn is known as the “Jewel of our solar system.” It is the second largest planet! (After Jupiter.) Saturn is 75 times larger than Earth, and more than 800 Earths could fit inside of it. Even though Saturn looks solid, Saturn is made of gas, and is known as a “gas giant.” The gas is mostly hydrogen and helium. Saturn is like a ghost. If you landed a rocket on Saturn, it would sink through 60,000 miles of swirling gasses, and you would eventually reach Saturn’s…

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    Critical Analysis “Rings of Saturn” is a book written differently then any book I’ve encountered. I was very hesitant to allow myself to enjoy it at the start. The novel seems to have little to no organization which can make keeping up quite a challenge until you understand this is no ordinary novel and you cannot read it as such. Constantly while reading this I found myself putting the piece together and slowly I began to understand that there was method to the madness. Kristina Ten said not…

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    Saturn Devouring His Son is a very interesting Romanticism mural that was created during the 19th Century. The subject matter, as well as the circumstances of the artist behind the work, contain the feeling of tragedy and darkness that draws the viewer in. The canvas transfer of the mural is displayed at the Museo del Parado, in Madrid, Spain. Saturn Devouring His Son was an oil mural painted on the wall of his house during the 19th century. The large work features Saturn with the bloodied arm…

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    Saturn

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    Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the most distant that can be seen with the naked eye. Saturn is the second largest planet and is best known for its fabulous ring system that was first observed in 1610 by the astronomer Galileo Galilei. Saturn is a gas giant and is composed of similar gasses including hydrogen, helium and methane. Saturn can be seen with the naked eye. It is the fifth brightest object in the solar system.Saturn was known to the ancients, including the Babylonians…

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    Angular Momentum

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    object like, the planet Saturn keeps this constant speed, it thus keeps a constant momentum, since the system is conserved. This conserved system of the planet Saturn would be referred to as angular momentum, since Saturn rotates about an axis. Saturn is also known for it’s massive thunderstorms, which have created angular momentum changes to suppress the planet to cyclones. Saturn’s changing of angular momentum, comes from uprising thunderstorms, beta-drifting and it does not necessarily always…

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    launched in 1997 from Cape Canaveral, FL. It had to travel 2 billion miles to get to Saturn, which was its destination. The Cassini was powered by a radio-isotope thermal which had nuclear power. A lot of the scientists were worried that it would explode during the launch and cause a nuclear disaster.…

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