Saturn's temperature is minus 288 degrees Fahrenheit. Since Saturn is a gas-giant planet, it does not have a solid surface. It's atmosphere is composed mainly of hydrogen and helium.
The average temperature of Saturn is minus 288 degrees Fahrenheit, which is minus 178 degrees Celsius. However, this is an inaccurate measure of the temperature conditions on the planet, because the temperatures in the atmosphere differ greatly from the temperatures nea...
Saturn, like the rest of the planets in the solar system, was formed a little over four and a half billion years ago. The planets formed from a spinning cloud of gas and dust that was leftover from the creation of the sun.
The planet Saturn is named after Saturnus, an ancient Roman god associated with agriculture, wealth and liberation. It is the sixth planet from the Sun and second only in size to Jupiter. This size makes it visible to the naked eye.
Saturn is believed to be comprised of hydrogen, helium, methane, ammonia, ethane and hydrogen deuteride, according to Universe Today. The rings of Saturn are made up of bits of ice, dust and rock.
A day on Saturn is 10.7 Earth hours long, which is the amount of time it takes for the planet to make a complete rotation on it axis. Saturn makes a full orbit around the sun in a period of time equal to 29 Earth years. Saturn is about 886 million miles from the sun and...
A year on Saturn is equivalent to 10,832 Earth days, or over 29 Earth years. Saturn is about 793 million miles from Earth and, as the sixth planet, is 886 million miles from the sun.