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    Saturn

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    Saturn Saturn, one of the four gas planets in the solar system, is no doubt the most mysterious. The puzzling questions about this extraordinary planet has had scientists wondering and researching since it was first discovered. Now that NASA has sent missions to Saturn, we are starting to understand more and more. Saturn is a unique planet because of its magnificent size, its rare atmosphere, and several rings unlike any other planet. In 1610, an Italian astronomer, Galileo Galilei, discovered Saturn

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    Saturn Saturn is one of the most interesting planets in the solar system. It is the sixth planet in the solar system, and is most famous for its stunning array of rings. It is a very easy planet to pick out in the sky because it is one of the brightest lights in the shy. It also has a very faint greenish color that makes it stand out from the rest of the objects in the sky (“Astronomy for Kids”). Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter being the only planet that is

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    SATURN

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    I. Introduction: Saturn’s History Saturn is the sixth planet away from the sun. 890,700,000 miles is how far the planet is from the sun. Titan is the largest of all Saturn’s moons. The second largest moon, after Ganymede, in our solar system is Titan. Saturn was called Cronus the god of agriculture, sky, and time. Cronus was actually a titan, but back then titans were worshipped the same way gods were. Cronus became the god of sky by overthrowing his father. He was the youngest titan and is also

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    Saturn

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    Saturn Saturn is the outermost planet of the planets known in ancient times. The earliest known observations of Saturn, by the Babylonians, can be reliably dated to the mid-7th century BC, but it was probably noticed much earlier, since Saturn tends to shine brighter than most stars. To the naked eye it appears yellowish. The Greeks named it after Cronus, the original ruler of Olympus, who in Roman is the god Saturn. Saturn is the 6th planet in order distance from the sun. It cannot approach

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    beautiful, eye catching sights in our solar system has got to be saturn. It is the jewel of our solar system. This magnificent planet is Greek for The God of Agriculture. We chose this planet as our first choice because we were attracted to it’s uniqueness. Not only were we interested in its beautiful rings, we were also interested in its magnificent colors. Saturn is one of the most intriguing phenomenons known in the Milky Way. Since Saturn was discovered in 1610, we have found out an abundant amount

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    Jupiter and Saturn

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    be separated into two categories. Those which reside inside the asteroid belt named the 'Inner Solar System' namely Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars designated the terrestrial or rocky planets whilst those orbiting beyond the asteroid belt, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune classified as the 'Jovian Planets comprise the 'Outer Solar System'. The term Jovian is derived from Jupiter, which describes the remaining three planets as Jupiter-like. Unlike the inner terrestrial planets, the Jovian worlds

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    Saturn Case Analysis

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    Saturn Case Analysis Saturn's sales are down, and market share needs to be increased. Also, the product line is too narrow. Current advertising is targeting the younger population, but the average age of a Saturn buyer is 43. Saturn's initial focus on employee relationships seems to be fading as demonstrated with the clash between GM designers in Europe and the U.S. on the L-Series car. In addition, overall styling of the vehicles needs to be addressed. Key drivers of change in the industry

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    Saturn Research Paper

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    The name Saturn came from a roman god of time named Saturn so that’s a theory why Saturn is the slowest to orbit the sun. Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun between Jupiter and Uranus. Its mean distance from Sun 1.43 billion kilometers (890 million miles) that is about ten times the distance from Earth to the sun. It orbits once every 29.4 Earth years. It travels at an average speed of 21,637 miles per hour. Saturn’s poles are tilted 29 degrees relative to the plane of its orbit around the sun

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    eight planets; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Of these eight planets, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are known as gas planets, which means that they are made up of mostly hydrogen and helium and they don’t have a distinct surface. These four planets are also the only planets with rings around them. Although Jupiter is the largest of the four gas planets, Saturn’s rings are the biggest and most dazzling. Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and has been known

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    Our knowledge gained of Titan has drastically improved since the early 1980s when Voyager flew past it. Titan is Saturn’s largest moon and the second largest moon of our solar system. It has a diameter estimated roughly 40% of Earth’s moon (Titan’s Radius: 2576, Moon’s Radius: 1737) and is 80% more massive (Titan’s Mass: 1.35 x 10^23 kg, Moon’s Mass: 7.35 x 10^22 kg. Titan has a atmospheric surface pressure 50% more than of Earth’s. In addition to that, Titan is the only moon to have a dense atmosphere

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    Why does Saturn have rings? In this essay I will answer my question of ‘why does Saturn have rings’. I will also describe saturn and its attributes. Towards the end of the essay I will speak about what Saturn having rings will mean to us in the near future. Physical Characteristics: Saturn is the sixth planet in the galaxy but is not in fact the only planet with rings. Saturn is also the second largest planet after jupiter. It is also known as a gas giant due to the fact that it is predominately

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    As mythology has always piqued my interest, Roman and Greek mainly, it is only natural that Saturn Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya stopped me from turning the page. This piece has been burned in my head since I was a junior in high school. The painting doesn’t have a lot of color, light, patterns, or textures but it draws you in instantly. It is a horrific image to look at, but the same time you can’t look away at this man savagely eating another human. As gross at this painting may be I believe

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    Jupiter

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    known as a gas giant and its mass is one thousandth of the mass of the sun, however, its mass is two and a half times the mass of all the planets in the solar system combined. It is considered a gas giant along with the three other planets Uranus, Saturn, and Neptune. These four planets are referred to as the Jovian planets or outer planets. The planet was known by astronomers since ancient times which may be one of the reasons the Romans named the planet after their Roman god Jupiter. Jupiter is

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    The Jovian Planets

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    The Jovian Planets Far beyond Earth in the solar nebula lies an ice belt and beyond that lay the four Jovian planets. They are Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Jovian means "Jupiter- like" in which the rest of the jovian planets do coincide with the name. Uranus Neptune and Saturn, all carry the same traits as Jupiter. The jovian planets are large gas giants that contain mainly a thick atmosphere of Hydrogen and helium. These planets do not have solid surfaces, rather they just get denser with

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    Discover

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    beyond and it will continue to make the connection understandable stories to complex subjects. Works Cited “About the Magazine.” Discovermagazine.com. Ed. Stephan C. George. Kalmbach Publishing Co., n.d. Web. 5 Feb. 2014. Ernie Mastroianni. “Saturn From the Top Down.” Discover Jan. /Feb. 2014: 96 – 97.Print “About Discover Magazine.” Discovermagazine.com. Ed. Stephan C. George. Kalmbach Publishing Co., n.d. Web. 5 Feb. 2014. Kleeman, Elise. "25 Years Ago In Discover: The First Issue." Discover

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    Planets and Solar System

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    its own light " (Grolier, 1992). The only planetary system that is known to man is our solar system. It is made up of nine planets which range in size and make-up. The nine major planets in our solar system are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. There are also many other minor planets which are also in our solar system, but they are unimportant compared to the nine major planets. In this paper I will discuss the planets and how they are each unique. Mercury

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    very weird people in the room that are always in the middle of the room doing the Waltz. They do this some how by themselves and they to are always winking. They are sometimes on the first floor and sometimes on the second floor. (Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn) There is also one guy dressed in a white polyester leisure suit, gold chains, and rings dancing to "Stayin' Alive." (comet) It seems as though everyone in the universe hears their own music. He is only in the room for a little bit; he makes his way

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    Personal Narrative- The Day My Sister Left for College I had woken up extra early that morning to watch it all happen. To watch part of my life that had been ever so dominant disappear in a small gold 96’ Saturn. I watched it carefully, not thinking that these few moments would be our last, but that they would be the last that we were in some way equal. The day that my big sister drove away to college was the day my life changed. For the past 15 years, I had wanted to live and breathe whatever

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    mostly of hydrogen, helium, and water. Giant planets do not typically have solid surfaces. All four of the jovian planets have atmospheres. The atmospheres get progressively cooler with increasing distance from the sun. These planets are Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus. Terrestrial planets have a compact, rocky surface. Terrestrial planets are composed of minerals with high melting points. The silicates form their solid crusts and semi-liquid mantles. Metal such as iron and nickel form their

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    Dante Alighieri: Heaven

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    my darkness into light”. (2 Samuel 22:29) Once Dante’s moved from Hell, through Purgatory, and finally reached Heaven, God showed him the light. Dante separates Paradise into nine different levels: the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Fixed Stars, Primum Mobile...

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