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Discovered By
Known by the Ancients
Known by the Ancients
Date of Discovery
Unknown
Unknown
Equatorial Radius
695,508 km
695,508 km
Equatorial Circumference
4,370,005.6 km
4,370,005.6 km
Volume
1,409,272,569,059,860,000 km3
1,409,272,569,059,860,000 km3
Mass
1,989,100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
1,989,100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg
Density
1.409 g/cm3
1.409 g/cm3
Surface Area
6,078,747,774,547 km2
6,078,747,774,547 km2
Equatorial Surface Gravity
274.0 m/s2
274.0 m/s2
Escape Velocity
2,223,720 km/h
2,223,720 km/h
Rotation Period (Length of Day)
25.38 sidereal days
25.38 sidereal days
Equatorial Inclination to Orbit
7.25 with respect to the ecliptic
7.25 with respect to the ecliptic
Minimum/Maximum Surface Temperature
5,500 °C
5,500 °C
Effective Temperature
5504 °C
5504 °C

 

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Last Updated: 19 Dec 2013