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The Outer Solar System: Saturn

10 minutes 52 seconds

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Scientists believe that Saturn, the second largest planet, would float in water if a glass were big enough. Uses computer graphics to note its features and those of its seven rings. Discusses Titan, its largest moon, and the Cassini probe, which examines it. Notes Saturn is a gas giant, has a 30-year orbit, and that astronomers create theories about this planet based on limited facts.

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Runtime: 10 minutes 52 seconds

Brown, tan, and beige banded planet with rings. A smaller spherical object is next to it. Caption: In a class of its own is Titan, Saturn's single big moon.
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