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Planet Saturn Moons: Mimas

Mimas is a moon of the planet Saturn.

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

Mimas Moon Facts
Mass (kg) 3.80e+19
Radius (km) 196
Density (gm/cm3) 1.17
Distance from Saturn (km) 185,520
Period of rotation (days) 0.942422
Period of orbit (days) 0.942422
Orbital velocity (km/sec) 14.32
Eccentricity of orbit 0.0202
Inclination of orbit (°) 1.53
Visual albedo 0.5
Visual magnitude 12.9

This moon can be viewed in most amateur telescopes.




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