Saturn Plus Rings vs Earth Size Comparison

The diagram below shows the relative sizes of Saturn and its rings compared to the Earth.





                 SATURN AND ITS RINGS AND EARTH SIZE DATA - NASA


                 Saturn Radii
                 R Equ = 60268 km  = 37449 mi
                 R Pol = 54364 km  = 33780 mi

                 Saturn Ring Parameters
                 Start distance = 6630   km = 4120   mi
                 End distance   = 120700 km = 75000  mi
                 Ring width     = 114070 km = 70880  mi
                 Ring span      = 241400 km = 150000 mi

                 Earth Radii
                 R Equ = 6378.1 km = 3963.2 mi
                 R Pol = 6356.8 km = 3949.9 mi

                 Mean Geocentric Earth/Moon Distance
                 384401 km = 238856 mi


© Jay Tanner - 2012