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Discovered By
S. A. Collins, D. Carlson, Voyager 1
Date of Discovery
1980
Orbit Size Around Saturn (semi-major axis)
Metric: 141,720 km
English: 88,061 miles
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 141,125 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 142,315 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.001722108 Earth years
0.629 Earth days
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 890,449.09 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 58,985.8 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
0.0042
Orbit Inclination
0.05 degree
Mean Radius
Metric: 40.7 km
By Comparison: 55.0 x 44.0 x 31.0 km, tri-axial
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 255.7 km
Volume
Metric: 282,405 km3
Mass
Metric: 138,476,963,218,181,000 kg
Scientific Notation: 1.3848 x 1017 kg
Density
Metric: 0.49 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 20,816.07 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.006 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 77 km/h
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Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013