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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rings_of_Saturn

The rings of Saturn are the most extensive planetary ring system of any planet in the Solar ... Galileo Galilei was the first to observe the rings of Saturn in 1610 using his telescope, but ... Pioneer 11 was responsible for the discovery of the F ring.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturn

Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and the second-largest in the Solar System, after Jupiter. ..... Huygens discovered Saturn's moon Titan; Giovanni Domenico Cassini later discovered four other moons: Iapetus, Rhea, Tethys and Dione. ... It sent back the first high-resolution images of the planet, its rings and satellites.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moons_of_Saturn

The moons of Saturn are numerous and diverse, ranging from tiny moonlets less than 1 ... The first to be discovered in this manner, Phoebe, was found in 1899 by W.H. Pickering. In 1966 the tenth satellite of Saturn was discovered by Audouin ...

attic.gsfc.nasa.gov/huygensgcms/Shistory.htm

Galileo Galilei was the first to observe Saturn with a telescope in 1610. ... Huygens also discovered Saturn's moon, Titan, and for this reason, the probe exploring ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploration_of_Saturn

The exploration of Saturn has been solely performed by crewless probes. Three missions were ... Saturn was first visited by Pioneer 11 in September 1979. ... Because of the earlier discovery of a thick atmosphere on Titan, the Voyager ...

www.universetoday.com/15315/discovery-of-saturn

Jun 30, 2008 ... In fact, it's impossible to know who made the Saturn discovery. ... The first observation of Saturn through a telescope was made by Galileo ...

www.universetoday.com/46237/who-discovered-saturn

Nov 27, 2009 ... The first person to actually look at Saturn in a telescope was Galileo. He saw a strange oval-shaped planet. He thought the planet might have ...

mo-www.harvard.edu/microobs/guestobserverportal/Galileo/ThenNow/Saturn/mObsSaturnWeb.htm

Galileo first observed Saturn through his telescope in July, 1610. He had already announced his discovery of the moons of Jupiter, but Saturn, the furthest planet ...

www.kidzone.ws/planets/saturn.htm

The day Saturday is also named after him. Discovered by: Saturn has been observed in the night sky since ancient times but Galileo was the first to observe it  ...