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Comparison: Tethys vs. Saturn

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Discovered By
G.D. Cassini
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
1684
Unknown
Average Orbit Distance
294,672 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion/Perigee (closest)
294,643 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion/Apogee (farthest)
294,701 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
533.0 km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
3,348.9 km
365,882.4 km
Volume
634,264,255 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
Mass
617,551,805,221,061,000,000 kg
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
0.973 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
3,569,967.66 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
0.145 m/s2
10.4* m/s2
Escape Velocity
0.39321974 km/h
129,924 km/h
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.005169062 sidereal years
29.447498 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
40,860.7 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.0001
0.05386179
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
1.091 degrees
2.49 degrees
Orbit Circumference
1,851,478.78 km
8,957,504,604 km

 

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Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014