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Saturn

Saturn is the saxt planet frae the Sun an the seicont lairgest planet in the Solar Seestem, efter Jupiter. Named efter the Roman god o agricultur, Saturn, its astronomical seembol (♄) represents the god's sickle. Saturn is a gas giant wi an average radius aboot nine times that o Yird.[1][2] While anly ane-aichth the average density o Yird, wi its lairger volume Saturn is juist ower 95 times mair massive.[3][4][5]

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