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Comparison: Mimas vs. Saturn

This chart shows the differences between Mimas and Saturn. To change the planets/moons being compared, change one or more of the form fields at the bottom and click Refresh.

Discovered By
William Herschel
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
17 September 1789
Unknown
Average Orbit Distance
185,539 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
181,902 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
189,176 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
198.20±0.25 km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
1,245.3 km
365,882.4 km
Volume
32,613,662 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
Mass
37,505,676,206,690,400,000 kg
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
1.15 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
493,647.75 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.064 m/s2
10.4* m/s2
Escape Velocity
0.158912805 km/h
129,924 km/h
Mean Orbit Velocity
51,559.8 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.0196
0.05386179
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
1.574
2.49 degrees
Orbit Circumference
1,165,663.95 km
8,957,504,604 km

 

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Last Updated: 1 Nov 2013