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Difference Between Earth and Saturn

Earth vs  Saturn

Earth and Saturn are two planets in the solar system. Earth is the third planet from the Sun whereas Saturn is the sixth planet.

When comparing the size, Saturn is much bigger than Earth. Saturn is second largest planet in the Solar system. Saturn’s equatorial diameter is 120,536 km, which is about 9.5 times bigger than that of Earth. Moreover, Saturn’s surface area is 83 times that of Earth. When comparing Earth and Saturn, the former is the densest planet of the two.

One of the prominenet difference is that Earth has life in it. Earth is the only place in the Solar system where life is seen. Earth is also the only planet that has liquid water in it.

When comparing the two planets, it can be seen that Earth has only one moon whereas Saturn has more moons. Titan, Saturn’s largest moon is bigger than the Earth’s moon. Moreover, Titan has a dense atmosphere whereas Moon does not have an atmosphere. Unlike earth, Saturn has beautiful rings round it.

Another difference that can be seen is that Saturn is colder than Earth. Unlike Earth, there is no dry land in Saturn as it is a gaseous planet.

Now comparing the revolution, Saturn takes more time to go round the Sun. Saturn takes about 30 long years to go round the Sun once. In rotation, Earth takes more time. While earth takes 24 hours, Saturn takes about 10 Hours and 32 minutes to make one rotation.

It can also be seen that Saturn’s interior pressure and temperatures are very high when cmpared to earth.

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1. Earth is the third planet from the Sun whereas Saturn is the sixth planet.

2. Saturn is much bigger than Earth. Saturn’s equatorial diameter is 120,536 km, which is about 9.5 times bigger than that of Earth.

3. Saturn’s surface area is 83 times that of Earth. When comparing Earth and Saturn, the former is the densest planet of the two.

4. Earth is the only place in the Solar system where life is seen. Earth is also the only planet that has liquid water in it.

5. Earth has only one moon whereas Saturn has more moons.

6. Unlike earth, Saturn has beautiful rings round it.

7. Saturn takes about 30 long years to go round the Sun once. In rotation, Earth takes more time. While earth takes 24 hours, Saturn takes about 10 Hours and 32 minutes to make one rotation.


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  3. Earth is a small rocky planet whereas Saturn is a gas giant.

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