Planet Saturn Information

Welcome to The Planet Saturn Information
A website about Saturn

Saturn is named after the Roman god Saturn (father of Zeus). Saturn is one of the most magnificient planetary views in the sky. Saturn is a gas giant with a ring of moonlettes which is easily visable to binoculars or telescopic viewing. The Rings of Saturn were first observed by Galileo Galilei with his telescope in 1610.

Today in Astronomy History
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March 27, 1969
NASA launches Mariner 7 to Mars.

March 27, 1996
The spacecraft, NEAR, photographs Comet Hyakutake.

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