Planet Saturn Data

Orbital Elements
Semimajor Axis:9.537 AU
Eccentricity:0.0539
Inclination:2.486°
Argument of Perifocus:338.9°
Longitude of Ascending Node:113.7°
Mean Motion:0.033497906° per day
Time of Periapsis:2003 Jul 11, 13:30 UT
Orbital Period:29.423519 years
Mass:95.159 ME
Equatorial Radius (1 bar): 9.4492 RE
Rotational Inclination:26.73°
Rotational Period:10.79 hours

Satellites

Satellite Name Orbital Semimajor Axis (km) Orbital Period (days) Mass (kg) Discovery
Discoverer NameAnnouncement Date
Pan 1.33583·1050.5750  M. Showalter1990
Daphnis 1.36505·1050.594  C. Porco, et al.2005 May 5
Atlas 1.3764·1050.6019  R. Terrile1980
Prometheus 1.3935·1050.6129861.4·1017 S. Collins, et al.1980
Pandora 1.4170·1050.6288041.3·1017 S. Collins, et al.1980
Epimetheus 1.51422·1050.6945905.5·1017 R. Walker, et al.1967
Janus 1.51472·1050.6945902.0·1018 A. Dollfus1967
Aegaeon 1.675·1050.80812  C. Porco, et al.2009 March 3
Mimas 1.8552·1050.94242183.84·1019 W. Herschel1789
Methone 1.94·1051.01  C. Porco, et al.2004 Aug 16
Anthe 1.977·1051.04  C. Porco, et al.2007 Jul 18
Pallene 2.11·1051.14  C. Porco, et al.2004 Aug 16
Enceladus 2.3802·1051.3702188.7·1019 W. Herschel1789
Tethys 2.9466·1051.8878026.18·1020 G. Cassini1684
Telesto 2.9466·1051.887802  B. Smith, et al.1980
Calypso 2.9466·1051.887802  D. Pascu, et al.1980
Dione 3.7740·1052.7369151.096·1021 G. Cassini1684
Helene 3.7740·1052.736915  P. Laques & J. Lecacheux1980
Polydeuces 3.7740·1052.736915  C. Porco, et al.2004 Nov 8
Rhea 5.2704·1054.5175002.32·1021 G. Cassini1672
Titan 1.22185·10615.9454211.345·1023 C. Huygens1655
Hyperion 1.4811·10621.2766091.1·1019 W. & G. P. Bond, and W. Lassell1848
Iapetus 3.5613·10679.3301832.0·1021 G. Cassini1671
Kiviuq 1.1111·107449.2  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Nov 18
Ijiraq 1.1124·107451.4  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Nov 18
Phoebe 1.29443·107548.2  W. H. Pickering1898
Paaliaq 1.520·107686.9  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Oct 25
Skathi 1.5541·107728.2  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 7
Albiorix 1.6182·107783.5  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 19
S/2007 S 2 1.652·107793  S. Sheppard, et al.2007 May 1
Bebhionn 1.7119·107834.8  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Erriapus 1.7343·107871.2  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 7
Siarnaq 1.7531·107895.6  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Oct 25
Skoll 1.7665·107878.3  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Tarvos 1.7983·107926.2  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Oct 25
Tarqeq 1.8009·107887.5  S. Sheppard, et al.2007 Apr 13
Greip 1.8206·107921.2  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Hyrrokkin 1.8437·107931.8  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 Jun 26
S/2004 S 13 1.845·107906  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Mundilfari 1.8685·107952.6  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 7
Jarnsaxa 1.8811·107964.7  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
S/2006 S 1 1.90·107970  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
S/2004 S 17 1.90·107986  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Narvi 1.9007·1071003.9  S.S. Shepard, et al.2003 Apr 8
S/2007 S 3 1.918·107990  S. Sheppard, et al.2007 May 1
Bergelmir 1.9338·1071005.9  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Suttungr 1.9459·1071016.7  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 22
S/2004 S 12 1.965·1071048  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
S/2004 S 7 1.980·1071103  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Hati 1.9856·1071038.7  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Bestla 2.0129·1071083.6  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Farbauti 2.039·1071086.1  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Thrymr 2.0474·1071094.3  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Dec 7
Aegir 2.0735·1071116.5  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
S/2006 S 3 2.113·1071142  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Kari 2.2118·1071233.6  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Fenrir 2.2453·1071260.3  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3
Surtur 2.2707·1071297.7  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Ymir 2.3040·1071315.4  B. Gladman, et al.2000 Oct 25
Loge 2.3065·1071312.0  S.S. Shepard, et al.2006 June 26
Fornjot 2.5108·1071490.9  S.S. Shepard, et al.2005 May 3

1 AU = 1.49597870691·1011 m            1 year = 365.25 days = 31557600 s
1 ME = 5.9742·1024 kg            1 RE = 6.378136·106 m


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