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Comparison: S/2006 S3 vs. Saturn

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Discovered By
Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
6 March 2006
Average Orbit Distance
22,100,100 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
13,167,240 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
31,032,960 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
2.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
15.7 km
365,882.4 km
65 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
2.3 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
78.54 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
3.359644079 sidereal years
29.447498 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
4,516.1 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
2.49 degrees
Orbit Circumference
133,000,661.82 km
8,957,504,604 km


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Last Updated: 3 Aug 2014