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Saturn's Moons and Rings
The planet Saturn has a lot of moons. It has a total of
Saturn also has huge rings which
you can see in any picture of Saturn.
One of Saturn's moons is named Titan.
Titan is a very big moon. Most moons don't have any air, but Titan does! The
clouds on Titan are orange.
One of Saturn's moons looks like the "Death Star" from the Star Wars movies. It
is called Mimas. Another moon has one white
side and one black side. That odd moon is called Iapetus.
Some of Saturn's moons are medium-sized and some are very
small. The names of the other medium-sized moons are Rhea, Dione, Tethys, Enceladus, Hyperion, Phoebe, Janus and Epimetheus.
Some old myths are about people and gods who have the same names as some of
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