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Polydeuces: Facts & Figures
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Discovered By
Cassini Imaging Science Team
Date of Discovery
21 October 2004
Orbit Size Around Saturn (semi-major axis)
Metric: 377,200 km
English: 234,381 miles
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 369,958 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 384,442 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.007493498 Earth years
2.737 Earth days
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 2,369,799.06 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 36,076.6 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
Mean Radius
Metric: 1.3 km
English: 0.8 miles
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 8.2 km
Metric: 9 km3
Metric: 4,496,005,299,292 kg
Scientific Notation: 4.4960 x 1012 kg
Metric: 0.5 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 21.24 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 0.00018 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 2 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
2.737 hours
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Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013