1. Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun 2. It is the second largest planet 3. Orbit: 1,429,400,000 km (9.54 AU) from Sun 4. Diameter: 120,536 km (equatorial) 5. Mass: 568000000000000000000000000 kg 6. In Roman mythology, Saturn is the god of agriculture. 7. The associated Greek god, Cronus, was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter). 8. Saturn is the root of the English word "Saturday". 9. Saturn is the least dense of the planets; its specific gravity (0.7) is less than that of water. 10. Saturn is about 75% hydrogen and 25% helium with traces of water, methane, ammonia and "rock", similar to the composition of the primordial Solar Nebula from which the solar system was formed. 11. Saturn has 34 named satellites. 12. Saturn's rings are extraordinarily thin: though they're 250,000 km or more in diameter they're less than one kilometer thick. 13. Saturn's interior is hot (12000 K at the core) and Saturn radiates more energy into space than it receives from the Sun.