Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and it is the second biggest planet after .Saturn has 62 known moons, the largest being Titan. Titan is bigger than the planet Mercury. Its difference from other moons is that it has a thick atmosphere and has been called a deep-freeze version of the Earth and has been compared to Pandora from the movie Avatar. Another of its major moons is Rhea. Rhea was once thought to have rings just likeJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
Till now, astronomers are unsure how long a day on Saturn is. Its cloudy atmosphere makes it hard for them to measure the time Saturn takes to complete a full rotation on its axis.
Saturn is named after the ancient Roman Titan of agriculture and old age, Saturnus. He is depicted as an old, bearded man carrrying a sickle or scythe.