Stats & Info

  • Location:

    Westfield (9.7 miles or 15.6 km from Sun)

  • Diameter:

    51.9 inches (132 cm)

  • Inner Ring Diameter:

    63 inches (160 cm)

  • Outer Ring Diameter:

    117 inches (297 cm)

  • Moon Titan Diameter:

    2.2 inches (5.6 cm), 43+ feet (13 m) from Saturn axis

  • Facts:

    Saturn, like Jupiter, is mostly a gaseous planet and its most visible feature is a prominent set of rings, which are thought to be made of ice. Saturn has many moons, but only one (Titan) is large enough to be easily shown in the Solar System model.

  • Construction:

    Metal structure, fiberglass cover. Constructed by Caribou Tech Center. Painted by Fort Fairfield Middle/High School. Moon constructed by Central Aroostook High School (Dellas Adams). Base constructed by David Tardie and his students, Loring Job Corps, Cement Mason Program.


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