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Comparison: Atlas vs. Saturn

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Discovered By
R. Terrile, Voyager 1
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
Average Orbit Distance
137,670 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
137,505 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
137,835 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
15.1 km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
94.9 km
365,882.4 km
14,422 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
6,594,141,105,627,650 kg
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
0.46 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
2,865.26 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.002 m/s2
10.4* m/s2
Escape Velocity
27 km/h
129,924 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.001648186 sidereal years
29.447498 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
59,870.3 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
0.003 degree
2.49 degrees
Orbit Circumference
865,005.81 km
8,957,504,604 km


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Last Updated: 3 Aug 2014