Saturn is located 886 million miles (1.4 billion kilometers) from the sun. The sixth planet in the solar system, Saturn rotates on its axis once every 10.7 hours and orbits the sun once in 29 earth years, according to th... More »

The location of Saturn in the sky varies, depending on when you are looking and where you are. Locate the constellation nearest Saturn's current position to use as a guide. Look for an object that doesn't twinkle. Saturn... More » Science Astronomy Planets

Based on their respective distances from the sun, Jupiter is the planet that can approach Saturn most closely. Even so, the two planets are still over 400 million miles apart at the closest point in their orbits. More » Science Astronomy Planets

Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun at a distance of 886 million miles and has a composition of hydrogen and helium. Saturn was first observed through a telescope by Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei. More »

Saturn, the sixth planet from the sun, was named after the Roman god for agriculture. In Greek mythology, the equivalent god was named Cronus, and he was the father of Zeus and Jupiter. More »

Mars is the fourth planet from the sun and the seventh largest at 227,940,000 kilometers, according to the University of Central Florida. The size and close proximity of Mars render it visible in the night sky, especiall... More »

Saturn is an average of 886 million miles from the sun, which puts it about 9.5 times farther away from the sun than the Earth. The exact distance from Saturn to the sun varies based on Saturn's location along its ellipt... More »