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How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Scientists Finally Have an Answer | Digital Trends

An image of Saturn captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft in 2016. The rings of Saturn have been used to work out the length of a day on the planet. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

How long is a day on Saturn? This figure was hard to calculate because the gas giant does not have a solid surface and a magnetic field makes the rate of rotation hard to see. But now scientists have used data from Cassini to pin down a final answer: a day is ten hours, 33 minutes, and 38 seconds long.

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