# Saturn ♄

• 10 AU from the Sun
• Takes nearly 30 years to orbit the Sun
• Low density ($0.7 g/cm^3$)
• Light enough to float in water (less dense)
• Although it isn't solid so it wouldn't actually float
• Lowest of any planet

## Moons

• 62 known moons
• Members:

## Ring System

• Very thin
• 270 million metres x 20 m
• Collisions act to smooth everything out
• Icy rocks
• Typically the size of ping-pong balls, tennis balls, and basketballs
• Some gaps from moons
• It's unlikely the rings were a destroyed moon
• Being close to Saturn's tidal forces prevents the formation of larger bodies
• E ring appears to be continually replenished by Enceladus