The second largest planet is . Its distance from the Sun is approximately 1.4 billion . Saturn takes 29.5 to make a complete journey around the Sun. The flybys in the early 1980s taught us much about this planet. Saturn has major rings. Some are made of thinner rings known as . The rings are 2 kilometers thick and are made of that range in size from several centimeters to a few meters. Saturn is less than water. It has that move at 500 meters per second. Saturn's atmosphere is composed of hydrogen, with small quantities of and helium.