Astro Quiz 49: Saturn Distance?
Question #49 – How far is Saturn from the Sun?
Saturn's orbit is not a perfect circle, so its average distance from the Sun is 866 million miles (1.43 billion kilometers), or 9 astronomical units. Saturn is almost twice the distance from the Sun as Jupiter!
Read Saturn: Facts About the Ringed Planet at Space.com for more information about the ringed planet.
Cassini's Last Ring Portrait at Saturn
Photo credit: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Space Science Institute