Q:

How fast does Saturn spin?

A:

Quick Answer

Saturn spins very quickly and makes a complete rotation in about 10 Earth hours. The high-velocity spin of this planet makes its poles flatten and the equator bulge slightly. Saturn takes about 29 years to make a complete revolution around the sun, even though it is travelling at 21,562 mph.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

The Saturn's rings rotate very quickly around the gas giant planet, and they are mainly comprised of ice and rock that vary in size from a grain of sand to about the size of a house. In addition to its rings, Saturn has at least 60 moons orbiting around it.

Learn more about Planets

Related Questions

Explore