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Pallene: Facts & Figures
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Discovered By
S. Charnoz, C. Porco, Cassini Imaging Team
Date of Discovery
June 1, 2004
Orbit Size Around Saturn (semi-major axis)
Metric: 212,280 km
English: 131,905 miles
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 211,431 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 213,129 km
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 1,333,789.24 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 48,158.2 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.004
Orbit Inclination
0.181
Mean Radius
Metric: 2.5 km
English: 1.6 miles
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 15.7 km
Volume
Metric: 65 km3
Mass
Metric: 32,970,705,528,138 kg
Scientific Notation: 3.2971 x 1013 kg
Density
Metric: 0.5 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 78.54 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.00035 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 5 km/h
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Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013