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Planet Saturn Moons: Hyperion

Hyperion is a moon of the planet Saturn.

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

Hyperion Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 1.77e+19
Radius (km) 205x130x110
Density (gm/cm3) 1.4
Distance from Saturn (km) 1,481,000
Period of rotation (days) varies
Period of orbit (days) 21.27661
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 5.07
Eccentricity of orbit 0.1042
Inclination of orbit (°) 0.43
Visual albedo 0.3
Visual magnitude 14.19

This moon can be viewed in most amateur telescopes.




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