|Orbital Distance||9.5 AU|
|Orbital Period||29.5 Earth Years|
|Day Length||10.3 Earth Hours|
|Mass||95 Earth Masses|
|Population||117000(orbitals and Titan)|
Saturn has been a major source of helium-3 fuel for fusion plants since the 2150s. The moon of Titan is mined for hydrocarbons, and used as a hostile environment training facility for Alliance Marines.
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For gas giants, day length refers to the internal magnetic dynamo; and that of Saturn is still not well-constrained.
- Huygens Dome is likely named after 17th Century Dutch astronomer and physicist Christiaan Huygens, famed for discovering Titan, one of the moons of Saturn, as well as several nebulae. Huygens was also one of the first scientists to speculate on the possibility of life on other planets. In addition to Huygens Dome, a Martian crater, a Lunar mountain, an asteroid, and a joint American-European space probe have been named after Huygens.
- ↑ Press release, Planetary Scientists Close in on Saturn's Elusive Rotation, Dec 12 2007