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By October 12, 2004

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Discover the ringed planet, Saturn, in this article.

Saturn is the most distant of the five planets known to ancient stargazers. In 1610, Italian Galileo Galilei was the first astronomer to gaze at Saturn through a telescope. To his surprise, he saw a pair of objects on either side of the planet, which he later drew as "cup handles" attached to the planet on each side.

In 1659, Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens announced that this was a ring encircling the planet. In 1675, Italian-born astronomer Jean Dominique Cassini discovered a gap between what are now called the A and B rings.


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April 26, 2008 at 10:09 am
(2) bethany says:

this does not help kids

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(6) deja says:

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October 27, 2008 at 8:30 pm
(10) Hayley grade 6 says:

This helped a bit with my science project….but it could have been done with more effort and information.It seemed to help at least…good work.

November 5, 2008 at 8:14 pm
(11) jorsan says:

wow i never knew so much a bout saturn this is amazing!

November 18, 2008 at 6:20 pm
(12) skater says:

pluto is sick!

November 23, 2008 at 8:38 am
(13) Emz says:

dis only helped me a bit, but its a bit to formal and i dont understand much of it!
but its still alright!!!

December 4, 2008 at 11:56 pm
(14) me says:

How does this not help kids?

December 7, 2008 at 9:52 pm
(15) Sterling Smith says:

thanks… but no thanks. I needed info on the facts on the planet, not boring stuff that nobody cares about! (no effence:)


December 7, 2008 at 9:59 pm
(16) Sterling Smith says:

thanks… but no thanks. i needed information on facts about the planet, not boring stuff nobody cares about!(no effence:)


December 8, 2008 at 8:20 am
(17) Nick Greene says:

No effence here, Sterling, nor any offense. Sorry you couldn’t figure out how to click on the link to get to the article about Saturn.

December 9, 2008 at 4:50 pm
(18) Nicole says:

I thought it was okay it helpes me alot

December 11, 2008 at 5:15 pm
(19) steph says:

why dose every web have the same info on it !?!

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(20) molly says:

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January 7, 2009 at 1:43 am
(21) Emylea-Rose says:

good job for writing it dude (:

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(22) kate says:

it was alright but i didnt learn much about it lol : )x

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(24) K_e_j ere Babesss xo :) says:

LOL it alright but i dnt fink it helped meee about saturn i fought it would givee me aload off infoo but it kindaa didnt HAHA !!! :( :)

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(25) Qwerty bbeee xx says:

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January 8, 2009 at 7:21 pm
(26) tay says:

go to the site=www.solarviews.com it might help back up your information. it has amazing back upp information of the history of saturn!galileo had some amazing drawings on this site too.

January 22, 2009 at 6:57 am
(27) Rachel causier says:

hiii Thanks for lettn milook at your solur system it is really intresting and you can get imformation from it luv ya always rachel Xxxx

January 28, 2009 at 9:56 am
(28) Tristen says:

This Doesn’t Give Enough Information Like How Far Away It Is From The Sun Or The Size Of Saturn Or The Mass Of It Or How Far It Is From Earth Or What Color It Is OR ANYTHING

January 28, 2009 at 12:27 pm
(29) Nick Greene says:


Of course it does. You have to click through to read the article.

February 8, 2009 at 1:27 pm
(30) katie says:

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