What Is Saturn's Temperature Range?


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Because Saturn's atmosphere consists of three different layers, the temperature ranges can vary from layer to layer. At the uppermost layer, temperatures can range from nearly -283 to -171 degrees Fahrenheit. The following layer has a temperature range from around -127 to 26 degrees, and the bottom layer temperature may reach as high as 134 degrees.

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Although these are the temperature ranges for the different atmospheric layers on Saturn, this planet's core temperature can be as high as 21,000 degrees. Saturn has a rocky core.

Saturn is one of the gas giant planets with an atmosphere composed of mainly hydrogen and helium. With a diameter of nearly 75,000 miles, Saturn is the second biggest planet. Saturn has many moons, including Titan, Rhea, Mimas and Iapetus.

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