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Comparison: Hyperion vs. Saturn

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Discovered By
W. & G. Bond, W. Lassell
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
Average Orbit Distance
1,500,934 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
1,466,112 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
1,535,756 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
135.0 km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
848.2 km
365,882.4 km
10,305,995 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
5,585,537,250,153,240,000 kg
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
0.544 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
229,022.10 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.020 m/s2
10.4* m/s2
Escape Velocity
268 km/h
129,924 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.058261465 sidereal years
29.447498 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
18,462.9 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
0.615 degree
2.49 degrees
Orbit Circumference
9,429,377.34 km
8,957,504,604 km


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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2015