Density of Saturn

Density of Saturn


The planet Saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water, it would float.


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Saturn has the lowest density of all the planets in the Solar System. The actual number is 0.687 grams per cubic centimeter; this is less dense than water; if you had a large enough pool of water, Saturn would float. You can also check out these cool telescopes that will help you see the beauty of the planet Saturn.

Just for comparison, Jupiter has an average density of 1.33 grams per cubic centimeter. So it wouldn’t float on water. And Earth, the densest planet in the Solar System, measures 5.51 grams/cubic centimeter.


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