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Comparison: Saturn vs. Saturn

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Discovered By
Known by the Ancients
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
Unknown
Unknown
Average Orbit Distance
1,426,666,422 km
1,426,666,422 km
Perihelion (closest)
1,349,823,615 km
1,349,823,615 km
Aphelion (farthest)
1,503,509,229 km
1,503,509,229 km
Equatorial Radius
58,232 km
58,232 km
Equatorial Circumference
365,882.4 km
365,882.4 km
Volume
827,129,915,150,897 km3
827,129,915,150,897 km3
Mass
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
568,319,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
0.687 g/cm3
0.687 g/cm3
Surface Area
42,612,133,285 km2
42,612,133,285 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
10.4* m/s2
10.4* m/s2
Escape Velocity
129,924 km/h
129,924 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
0.444 sidereal days
0.444 sidereal days
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
29.447498 sidereal years
29.447498 sidereal years
Mean Orbit Velocity
34,701 km/h
34,701 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.05386179
0.05386179
Orbit Inclination to Ecliptic
2.49 degrees
2.49 degrees
Equatorial Inclination to Orbit
26.7 degrees
26.7 degrees
Orbit Circumference
8,957,504,604 km
8,957,504,604 km
Effective Temperature
-178 °C
-178 °C
Atmospheric Constituents
Hydrogen, Helium
Hydrogen, Helium

 

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Last Updated: 3 Aug 2014