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'''Saturn''' is the sixth planet in the [[Solar System]]. Its orbit lies between the orbits of [[Jupiter]] and [[Uranus]]. Saturn is the second largest planet in the Solar System after Jupiter. Saturn is a gas giant, and is famous for its large, complex system of rings. The rings are composed of thousands of rocks made of ices of various chemical compounds, including methane, hexane, and ammonia.
Like the other planets in our solar system, the name Saturn comes from Roman mythology. Saturn is named for the father of [[Jupiter]], the king of the gods in the Roman pantheon. The ancient Greeks called Saturn Chronos.
Saturn has approximately 60 moons, including [[Titan (moon)|Titan]], which was long believed to be the largest moon in the Solar System. Some of its other moons include Tethys, Mimas, Dione, Baleet, Phoebe, Phah, and Iapetus.
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