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Planet Saturn Moons: Epimetheus

Epimetheus is a moon of the planet Saturn.

For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the planets.

Epimetheus Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 5.6e+17
Radius (km) 72x54x49
Density (gm/cm3) 0.7
Distance from Saturn (km) 151,422
Period of rotation (days) 0.6942
Period of orbit (days) 0.6942
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 15.87
Eccentricity of orbit 0.009
Inclination of orbit (°) 0.34
Visual albedo 0.8
Visual magnitude 15.7

This moon is too faint to be viewed in most amateur telescopes.




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