Planet Saturn

Today in Astronomy History
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March 29, 3760 BCE
One possible date of Creation by the Jewish calendar

March 29, 1974
Mariner 10 becomes the first probe to fly past Mercury

Welcome to The Planet Saturn Website
A website about the Ringed Planet

Saturn is named after the Roman god Saturn (father of Zeus). Saturn is one of the most magnificient planetary views in the sky. Saturn is a gas giant with a ring of moonlettes which is easily visable to binoculars or telescopic viewing. The Rings of Saturn were first observed by Galileo Galilei with his telescope in 1610.

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