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Aegaeon: Facts & Figures
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Discovered By
C. C. Porco, Cassini Imaging Science Team
Date of Discovery
Aug. 15, 2008
Orbit Size Around Saturn (semi-major axis)
Metric: 16,7500 km km
English: 104,080 miles
Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.002212183 Earth years
0.808 Earth days
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 1,052,433.54 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 54,271.5 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
Mean Radius
Metric: 0.3 km
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 1.9 km
Metric: 0.1 km3
Metric: 59,946,737,324 kg
Scientific Notation: 5.9947 x 1010 kg
Metric: 0.5 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 1.13 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.00004 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 1 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
0.808 hours

Additional Information:

-Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION, Circular No. 9023
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