Saturn is one of the eight planets in the solar system, sixth in distance from the sun. And the name of Saturn comes from the Roman god of agriculture, Saturn. Saturn is a gas giant, made mostly of hydrogen, with small amounts of helium and elements. And an inner core of rock and ice surrounded by layers of metallic hydrogen and gas. Moreover, with winds of up to 1,800 kilometers per hour, Saturn’s winds are obviously faster than Jupiter’s. Saturn’s planetary magnetic field is between the strength of Earth’s and Jupiter’s. Saturn has a remarkable ring system consisting mainly of icy particles, less rock debris and dust. Saturn’s 82 moons were confirmed in 2019, one of the most in the eight planets.

Here are our top picks as the best books on Saturn in 2022.

1. NASA Mission AS-506 Apollo 11 1969 (including Saturn V, CM-107, SM-107, LM-5)

NASA Mission AS-506 Apollo 11 1969 (including Saturn V, CM-107, SM-107, LM-5)
Author: Christopher Riley 4.8/5.0

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 20th century’s greatest flight achievement, this book chronicles how 400,000 men and women across the US worked to transport human beings across a quarter million miles of hostile space to an unexplored world, and how they ensured that the seven million engineered parts invented to fly this single mission all worked perfectly. The first Moon landing in July 1969 captured the world’s imagination like no other space event before or after. Now, a half century later, the Owners’ Workshop Manual series presentsa fascinating insight into this unparalleled mission, from the raw and fire-breathing power of the mighty Saturn V rocket to the individual stitching on a pressure-suit glove. You’ll also find a new look at how the Apollo missions inspired Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to think, create the current SpaceX and Blue Origin programs, and look forward to future manned Moon missions and deep-space exploration.

The book is a pleasure to read and an education in design as well as project management. It could be as easily used to teach a college course as well as children since the writing by the authors is able to connect across that broad spectrum. Moreover, the book is the engaging and insightful text, accompanied by remarkable photos and technical images. That is to say that it brings arguably the greatest-ever feat of engineering and human endeavor to life.

2. Saturn: Spiritual Master, Spiritual Friend 

Saturn: Spiritual Master, Spiritual Friend
Author: Robert Wilkinson 4.7/5.0

This book is not a standard astrological text, but rather a manual with which you can understand your ultimate potential, and cultivate your strengths while eliminating all that hinders you from becoming your Higher Self. Our inner Saturn is the most important part of our personality, since it represents the means to take command of our life and destiny. Saturn helps us come out of fear and powerlessness, and by understanding its cycles, we can know when we will confront life-altering choices and can make our lives into a more fulfilling adventure in Soul growth.

This book is not an ordinary astrology book. The author’s research on this subject is very rich and profound. He opens up a new way for us to see the world from a different perspective. And he provides us with insights into how to achieve a more balanced and harmonious life and leads us to a better growth path with a positive attitude. In addition, the writing of this book is very beautiful, and easy to understand, very readable.

3. Saturn and Melancholy: Studies in the History of Natural Philosophy, Religion, and Art

Saturn and Melancholy: Studies in the History of Natural Philosophy, Religion, and Art
Author: Raymond Klibansky 4.7/5.0

Saturn and Melancholy offers an unparalleled inquiry into the origin and development of the philosophical and medical theories on which the ancient conception of the temperaments was based and discusses their connections to astrological and religious ideas. It also traces representations of melancholy in literature and the arts up to the sixteenth century, culminating in a landmark analysis of Dürer’s most famous engraving, Melencolia I. This edition features Raymond Klibansky’s additional introduction and bibliographical amendments for the German edition, as well as translations of source material and 155 original illustrations. It is an essay on the complex publication history of this pathbreaking project, which is covered more than eighty years, including its more recent heritage.

Saturn and Melancholy remains an iconic text in art history, intellectual history, and the study of culture, despite being long out of print in English. Rooted in the tradition established by Aby Warburg and the Warburg Library, this book has deeply influenced understandings of the interrelations between the humanities disciplines since its first publication in English in 1964. This new edition makes the original English text available for the first time in decades. Moreover, this expanded edition presents fresh insights about Saturn and Melancholy and its legacy as a precursor to modern interdisciplinary studies. Therefore, if you are interested in it, don’t hesitate.

4. The Little Book of Saturn: Astrological Gifts, Challenges, and Returns

The Little Book of Saturn: Astrological Gifts, Challenges, and Returns
Author: Aliza Einhorn 4.6/5.0

The Little Book of Saturn, a smart, friendly introduction to the astrological Saturn, is a book for curious readers who know there is more to astrology than their sun signs. Saturn has traditionally been considered the planet of challenges, but the life lessons that this stern planet brings are necessary for personal growth. The book brings much curiosity to readers and at the same time a lot of inner peace. Saturn is among the most majestic creatures of the firmament, dressed in its golden tones and sheltered behind a series of perfect rings, which are made literally from cosmic rocks and stardust. Finally, someone has taken up the task of recording and supplementing the scarce astrological information previously available about Saturn and delivered it properly broken down and organized in a way that is easy to understand and apply day by day.

This book is suitable for beginners and experts alike. It discusses the influence of Saturn on the natal horoscope, focusing on Saturn in its various places in the birth chart and exploring the various transits, especially the return(s), which brings with it a period of transition that is often feared, but Aliza Einhorn shows you how to understand and navigate them with confidence.

5. The Second Coming of Saturn: The Great Conjunction, America’s Temple and the Return of the Watchers

The Second Coming of Saturn: The Great Conjunction, America’s Temple, and the Return of the Watchers
Author: Derek P. Gilbert 4.6/5.0

In the latest groundbreaking book from author and researcher Derek P. Gilbert, you will discover: Powerful people believe the stars have aligned to bring back the old god Saturn, occult symbols embedded in the United States Capitol that point to the return of Saturn’s reign, and why Lucifer is Saturn, not Satan. In addition, in this book, you can learn many names of Saturn over the past 6,000 years and explore the connection between Mount Hermon, where the Watchers rebelled, and the Mount of Olives. Moreover, deep in the earth, this dark god plots and waits. A day is coming when he will be released from his chains. He and his minions will let loose literal hell on earth―a time when people will long to die, but death will not come.

6. Saturn in Astrology: The Ultimate Guide to the Planet of Karma (Planets in Astrology)

Saturn in Astrology: The Ultimate Guide to the Planet of Karma (Planets in Astrology)
Author: Mari Silva 4.6/5.0

This is a book about Vedic astrology and how it originates, taking you through the many complex mysteries of its methods and predictions. Most of all, it is about Saturn, one of the most respected astrological planets. What makes Saturn so powerful in predictions conveyed by the stars? How can you take charge of your life to avoid the arrows of misfortune flung by Saturn? How can you get rid of bad karma before it overwhelms you? For all of these, you will find the answers in this book. You will discover: How Saturn is a stern teacher and manifestation of your karma, Saturn’s astrological profile and how it works with your birth chart, and the good astrological houses to seek, the bad ones to avoid, and how Saturn can help you.

Once you gain a deeper understanding of Saturn, you’ll see this planet is a wise teacher that values what you need over what you want. Maybe you’ve read countless astrology guides that claim to change your life, including advice about when to get married, when to have kids, how to land your dream job, when misfortune is around the corner, and when to invest in the stock market. But there also exists something deeper. Advice steeped in the rich mysticism of ancient India, from a long-forgotten age when the stars truly guided humanity. Our ancestors sought answers in the constellations, seeking spirituality and meaning in their lives. Astrology is still revered in India and sought by millions worldwide to help guide them in their day-to-day lives and spiritual journeys. If you want to know more about it, get your copy of this guide now, and embark on this wonderful journey of knowledge and enlightenment.