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According to [[Sybill Trelawney]], Saturn has a "baleful influence" when it is in a prominent position at the time of a person's birth, causing dark hair, short height, and tragic losses early in life.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', Chapter 13</ref>
 
According to [[Sybill Trelawney]], Saturn has a "baleful influence" when it is in a prominent position at the time of a person's birth, causing dark hair, short height, and tragic losses early in life.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'', Chapter 13</ref>
   
[[Parvati Patil]] claimed that people needed to be extra cautious when handling hot things whenever [[Mars]] and Saturn made a right-angle.<ref name="ootp27">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 27</ref>
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[[Parvati Patil]] claimed that people needed to be extra cautious when handling hot things whenever [[Mars]] and Saturn made a right-angle. <ref name="ootp27">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'', Chapter 27</ref>
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==Behind the Scenes==
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*Saturn is named after the [[Rome|Roman]] god of time and the immortal king of the [[w: Titans|Titan]] gods, who was overthrown by his son [[Jupiter]]. In [[Greece|Greek]] times, Saturn was known as [[w: Cronus|Kronos]]. Saturn and [[Uranus]] are the only planets not named after an [[wikipedia: Olympus (mythology)|Olympian]] god.
   
 
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==Appearances==

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Saturn
A depiction of Saturn on an armillary sphere in the Astronomy Tower.
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Parvati Patil: "Professor Trelawney did astrology with us! Mars causes accidents and burns and things like that, and when it makes an angle to Saturn, like now - that means people need to be extra careful when handling hot things..."
Firenze: "That is human nonsense."
— Firenze's first class teaching Divination[src]

Saturn is the sixth planet from the sun in the solar system, known for its distinctive, broad ring system.[1]

According to one wizarding author, Wizards Are from Neptune, Witches are from Saturn.

Significance in divinationEdit

Saturn2
A miniature Saturn, part of a solar system model in the Astronomy Room.
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According to Sybill Trelawney, Saturn has a "baleful influence" when it is in a prominent position at the time of a person's birth, causing dark hair, short height, and tragic losses early in life.[2]

Parvati Patil claimed that people needed to be extra cautious when handling hot things whenever Mars and Saturn made a right-angle. [3]

Behind the ScenesEdit

  • Saturn is named after the Roman god of time and the immortal king of the Titan gods, who was overthrown by his son Jupiter. In Greek times, Saturn was known as Kronos. Saturn and Uranus are the only planets not named after an Olympian god.

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit


Astronomy
Astronomy Classroom
Professors: Aurora Sinistra
Astronomy at Hogwarts: Astronomy department · Astronomy Tower · Astronomy Room · Astronomy stairwell · Astronomy Corridor · Astronomy reading room ·
Astronomy classroom
Astronomers: Aurora Sinistra · Copernicus · George von Rheticus · Perpetua Fancourt
Objects: Globe of the Moon · Lunascope · Moon chart · Orrery · Star chart · Telescope
Planets: Jupiter · Mars · Mercury · Neptune · Pluto · Saturn · Uranus · Venus
Satellites: Callisto · Europa · Ganymede · Io · Moon
Constellations: Bartholomeus · Orion

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