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  Saturn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saturn's shape is visibly flattened at the poles and bulging at the equator (an oblate spheroid); its equatorial and polar diameters vary by almost 10% (120,536 km vs. 108,728 km).
Saturn's interior is similar to Jupiter's, having a rocky core at the center, a liquid metallic hydrogen layer above that, and a molecular hydrogen layer above that.
Saturn appears to the naked eye in the night sky as a bright, yellowish star varying usually between magnitude +1 and 0 and takes approximately 29 and a half years to make a complete circuit of the ecliptic against the background constellations of the zodiac.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saturn_(planet)   (2526 words)

 Symbols.com - Symbol 17:8
The planet Saturn was known already some 6,000 years ago and has, until the French Revolution at the end of the eighteenth century, represented the outermost boundary of the planetary system, and a measure when calculating long periods of time.
Saturn represents the unrelenting aspect of reality that forces the individual to abandon all ideas that are not based on a realistic perception of the material conditions of life.
The position of Saturn in an individual's natal chart or horoscope reveals the way in which the protective shell will break, the price that has to be paid for the freedom necessary for further development, and the pain that has to be endured during the process of really becoming a grown-up, a kind of rebirth.
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 SATURN (GOD) - LoveToKnow Article on SATURN (GOD)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Saturn and his wife Ops were amongst the oldest deities of ancient Italy.
Saturn was a god oi agriculture, his name being derived from serere, " to sow."2 The identification of Saturn with Cronus3 gave rise to the legenc that after his deposition by Zeus (Jupiter) Saturn wandered to 2 He was also known by the epithet of Stercutus or Sterculius, th god of fertilizing manure.
The image of Saturn in this temple had woollen bands fastened round its eet all the year through, except at the festival of the Saturnalia; he object of the bands was probably to detain the deity.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SA/SATURN_GOD_.htm   (2591 words)

 SATURN (PLANET) - LoveToKnow Article on SATURN (PLANET)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
SATURN [SATURNUS], a god of ancient Italy, whom the Romans, and till recently the moderns, identified with the Greek god Cronus.
From Barnard's observation of the passage of Japetus through the shadow of Saturn and its rings it appears that the transparency gradually diminishes from the centre of this ring to its line of junction with the bright ring.
If there should ever be a transit of Saturn centrally past a bright star, many questions as to the constitution of the rings may be settled by noting the times at which the star was seen through the divisions of the ring.
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 Saturn (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saturn's wife was Ops, not Magna Mater, Rhea's equivalent.
Saturn was the father of Ceres, Jupiter, and Veritas, among others.
Saturn is the namesake of Saturday, the only day of the week to retain its Roman origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saturn_(god)   (166 words)

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Saturn is a Roman god and a planet, both astronomical and astrological, but all are confused together in cinematic metaphor where the ringed planet is a symbol standing for the properties of the Roman/Greek deity, the astrological associations and other characteristics.
Saturn is a symbol of binding, of harnessing the land by laws and by cultivation.
Saturn is a god of cultivation and of the harvest, a god of the hangman's noose and of the prison.
www.colinmj.com /cinema/saturn.html   (745 words)

 Saturn - the God of Agriculture
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second largest.
Like Jupiter, Saturn is about 75% hydrogen and 25% helium with traces of water, methane, ammonia and "rock", similar to the composition of the primordial Solar Nebula from which the solar system was formed.
Saturn's interior is similar to Jupiter's consisting of a rocky core, a liquid metallic hydrogen layer and a molecular hydrogen layer.
wwwcsif.cs.ucdavis.edu /~cookaj/saturn.htm   (395 words)

In Roman mythology, Saturn is the god of agriculture.
The associated Greek god, Cronus, was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter).
Saturn is visibly flattened (oblate) when viewed through a small telescope; its equatorial and polar diameters vary by almost 10% (120,536 km vs. 108,728 km).
seds.lpl.arizona.edu /nineplanets/nineplanets/saturn.html   (1441 words)

 Project NOVA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Saturn was the outermost planet known to ancient astronomers.
Saturn's orbital period of 29.5 years was the longest natural unit of time known in the ancient world.
Saturn's mass is 95 times the mass of the Earth, but this is only about 1/3 the mass of Jupiter.
www.uncfsu.edu /msec/nova/timmod7i.htm   (603 words)

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Sailor Saturn is the Soldier of Silence or the Soldier of Destruction.
The Roman god Saturn is the god of agriculture.
The Roman god Pluto was the ruler of the underworld.
www.moonprincess.com /amisaturnplutomyth.html   (772 words)

Cronus is equated with the Roman god Saturn.
Hermes, in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Maia; messenger of the gods and conductor of souls to Hades.
Saturn, in Roman religion, god of harvests; husband of Ops; father of Jupiter, Juno, Ceres, Pluto, and Neptune; identified with Cronus.
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 Saturn, Roman god of the harvest and a planet.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Saturn, Roman god of the harvest and a planet.
Saturn (Sower) is closely connected with Demeter (Ceres) and his worship continued at Rome along with that of Zeus or Jupiter.
Saturn was worshiped in a winter festival called the Saturnalia and his name was/is used for the day of the week, Saturday.
www.wordsources.info /saturn.html   (440 words)

 Saturn thru the Ages
For Romans, Saturn was the god of sowing and reaping.
Saturn's festival, the Saturnalia, was the worship of Saturn—and oddly the Sun—to which Saturn is equated in various guises and many countries.
Saturn was identified with Chronos (or Chronus) who was both the Greek god of harvest and the personification of time.
www.12x30.net /saturn.html   (2754 words)

 Saturn --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The remains of Saturn's temple at Rome, eight columns of the pronaos (porch), still dominate the west end of the Forum at the foot of the Clivus Capitolinus.
Saturn I, the first U.S. rocket specifically developed for space flight, was a two-stage vehicle that placed test versions of Apollo spacecraft into orbit, and also launched...
Saturn's atmosphere is about 96 percent hydrogen and 3 percent helium by volume, a proportion similar to that found in the sun and Jupiter.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9110151?tocId=9110151   (801 words)

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He was a god of fertility and planting, not a god of destruction and death but Sailorsaturn is also the senshi of rebirth and this may be one reason why she is named after this Roman god of agriculture.
In mythology the god Saturn was married to the goddess Ops.
His sons didn't show much love for her father and Jupiter finally chased him away, the powerful god was now a fugitive but he was lucky for Janus helped him to find a place in Latium.
www.geocities.com /saturniscool2002/mythology.html   (131 words)

 Mythography | The Roman God Saturn in Myth and Art
In Roman mythology, Saturn was a god of fertility and agriculture.
As Saturn, the god fled to Latium in an attempt to escape from the wrath of his son Jupiter.
Indeed, the Saturnalia is an appropriate festival to Saturn, for it appears to evoke the prosperity and peace of Rome's mythical Golden Age.
www.loggia.com /myth/saturn.html   (367 words)

 Saturn 3
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun, named after the Roman god of agriculture and identified with the Greek god Cronus.
Saturn is the second-largest planet in the solar system, with a diameter of 119,000 km (74,000 mi), a mass 95 times the mass of Earth, an orbital period of 29.5 years, and an average distance of around 1.4 billion km (900 million mi).
Saturn's largest moon––Titan––is visible at the upper left of the planet, and Titan's shadow is visible on the planet.
www.astrographics.com /GalleryPrintsIndex/GP0038.html   (241 words)

 Io Saturnalia! An Ancient Roman Celebration
Saturn, who was originally worshipped as an agricultural god, (his name was probably derived from the Latin word 'satus' which means 'to sow'), assumed many of the attributes of the Greek god, Kronos and became associated with myth of the Golden Age.
It was considered an offense to the god Saturn to punish criminals or engage in battles during the holiday, and such activities were forbidden.
Saturn's ankles, which were bound with woolen strips throughout the year to insure his subordinance to Jupiter, were ceremoniously loosened at this time symbolizing the god's free reign during the Saturnalia.
members.aol.com /barbtail/Saturnalia1.html   (1596 words)

 Starscine.com - we put science back into astrology to give you a more accurate reading
Saturn is a translation of the Greek Kronos and in Roman mythology, and is the god of agriculture.
The distance of Saturn made it seem slow and cold, qualities enhanced by the character of the god Saturn (the Greek Kronos) who was identified with Chronos or 'Old Father Time', who was relentless and cold in charity.
The associated Greek god, Kronos, was the son of Uranus and Gaia and the father of Zeus (Jupiter).
www.starscine.com /planets/saturn2.shtml   (189 words)

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Saturn's shape is visibly flattened at the poles and bulging at the equator (an
Giovanni Domenico Cassini determined that Saturn's ring was actually composed of multiple smaller rings with gaps between them; the largest of these gaps was later named the Cassini Division.
Saturn has a large number of moons (34 are currently known or suspected), 30 of which have names.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/Saturn_(planet)   (1140 words)

 Saturn Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In designing the Saturn I, the ABMA was trying to meet the anticipated needs of the Department of Defense for heavy lift of newer military satellites in the 1960 – 1962 time frame.
Saturn was initially designed for a military purpose, not civilian, according to the book, "Stages to Saturn".
So the Saturn I was designed by the Army to "watch the Russians" (launch spy satellites, military space stations, rocket delivered cargo, etc), but was later built by NASA to "beat the Russians".
www.wwwtln.com /finance/160/saturn-corporation.html   (1330 words)

 Saturn the God of Seeds
The axis of the earth was displaced, the orbit changed, the speed of rotation altered, the conditions of irrigation became different, the composition of the atmosphere was not the same—entirely new conditions of growth prevailed.
Although this seems a sufficient explanation of why and how Saturn came to be credited with the work of dissemination and mutation, the mention of another possibility should not be omitted.
If it is true that the Earth passed through the gases exploded from Saturn, it should not be entirely excluded that germs were carried together with meteorites and gases and thus reached the Earth.
www.varchive.org /itb/ecseeds.htm   (613 words)

 The Worship of Saturn
Saturn, so active in the cosmic changes, was regarded by all mankind as the supreme god.
Tammuz was a Babylonian god; one of the months of the year, approximately coinciding with July, in the summer, was named in his honor; and by this very name it is known in the present-day Hebrew calendar.
Tammuz was a god that died and was then hidden in the underworld; his death was the reason for a fast, accompanied by lamentations of the women of the land.
www.varchive.org /itb/satwor.htm   (1982 words)

 SPACE.com -- Saturn Data Sheet
But Saturn is chiefly known for its intricate series of rings that encircle it.
When Galileo Galilei first studied Saturn in the early 1600s, he thought it was an object with three parts.
Not knowing he was seeing a planet with rings, the stumped astronomer entered a small drawing -- a symbol with one large circle and two smaller ones -- in his notebook, as a noun in a sentence describing his discovery.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/solarsystem/saturn-ez.html   (434 words)

 Clean Jokes
GM named this division Saturn after the rockets that put the United States ahead of the Soviet Union in the race to the moon.
Saturn, not wanting to make these people unhappy by making them believe that he was their God, left Earth.
When enough people buy Saturn automobiles and their rings are reconnected, Saturn will return to Earth and convert the rest of the population.
www.renealegre.net /jokes/clj28.html   (1387 words)

 Cronus : Saturn (god)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Roman mythology, Saturn's wife was sometimes said to be Ops and not Magna Mater, Rhea's equivalent.
He was raised by a goat named Amalthea, while a company of Koryvandes, soldiers, or smaller gods danced, shouted, and clapped their hands to make noise so that Cronus would not hear the baby's cries.
In Roman mythology, the Saturnalia was in honor of Saturn.
www.city-search.org /sa/saturn-(god).html   (941 words)

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Named after the Roman god of agriculture, Saturn is the sixth planet in order of distance from the sun, and the second largest in the solar system.
The atmosphere of Saturn is made up of hydrogen (88 percent) and helium (11 percent) and traces of methane, ammonia, ammonia crystals.
The Romans adopted Cronus as the god Saturn.
student.cs.ucc.ie /~fldb1/saturn.htm   (324 words)

 Saturn Return in Leo Time to Create a Better God
This whole issue of creating a better God is going to offend some people because this isn't about religion, it's about a personal relationship with a living God that we all have inside of us potentially going on all the time.
I find that most people have a God that is very much like their personal father, possibly their mother, but of course we still have this chauvinist thing going on in the west about God the Father, so mostly it's father, not mother.
Your god is not a worthy god and does not deserve to have this question brought before him.
www.bemyastrologer.com /saturn_in_leo_create_better_god.html   (3633 words)

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Saturn is given the status of Lord Shiva himself.
Saturn told Shiva that he should be as powerful as the Lord himself.
It was during this time that Saturn put the idea in Bush’s mind that he should compete in the upcoming Presidential election.
www.astroved.com /news/newsletter/050103.html   (1213 words)

 Cassini-Huygens: Multimedia-Images
In this dramatic Cassini mural, the mythological Roman god Saturn is represented as the symbol of Time, drawing back a veil to allow the Cassini spacecraft to reveal the mysteries of the vast Saturnian system.
In the earliest 7th Century BC mythology, this god was first called Kronos, who attacked his father Uranus with a sickle to become king of the universe.
Eventually, Saturn became associated with time, and was often depicted with wings and a scythe.
saturn.jpl.nasa.gov /multimedia/images/image-details.cfm?imageID=620   (256 words)

 holiday attire: Christmas Saturnalia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Saturnalia, the ancient Roman festival in honor of Saturn the god of Agriculture, is perhaps the most important pagan influence on Christmas, in large measure determining the selection of the date (December 25) and the nature of the celebration until Victorian times.
Saturn as Roman society was Helenized was merged with the Greek Cronos and many of the old agrculural features of Saturnalia were lost.
The Helenenizing of Saturn and religious observarions associated with Saturn affected the largwly agricultural associations.
histclo.hispeed.com /act/holiday/xmas/holxp-sat.html   (1593 words)

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