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Discovered By
C. Huygens
Date of Discovery
Orbit Size Around Saturn (semi-major axis)
Metric: 1,221,865 km
Periapsis (closest)
Metric: 1,186,675 km
Apoapsis (farthest)
Metric: 1,257,055 km
Sidereal Orbit Period (Length of Year)
0.04366872 Earth years
15.95 Earth days
Orbit Circumference
Metric: 7,675,612.02 km
Average Orbit Velocity
Metric: 20,051.2 km/h
Orbit Eccentricity
Orbit Inclination
0.312 degree
Mean Radius
Metric: 2,574.7 km
Equatorial Circumference
Metric: 16,177.5 km
Metric: 71,496,320,086 km3
Metric: 134,552,523,083,241,000,000,000 kg
Scientific Notation: 1.3455 x 1023 kg
Metric: 1.882 g/cm3
Surface Area
Metric: 83,305,418.53 km2
Surface Gravity
Metric: 1.354 m/s2
Escape Velocity
Metric: 9,507 km/h
Sidereal Rotation Period (Length of Day)
By Comparison: Synchronous with orbital period
Minimum/Maximum Surface Temperature
Scientific Notation: 94 K
Atmospheric Constituents
N2, CH4
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Last Updated: 3 Aug 2014