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Mimas
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Photo of the satellite Mimas of the planet Saturn
Mimas   Saturn I

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Mean distance from the planet Saturn 185.520 km
Orbital period around the planet Saturn (sideric) 0,942 d
Mean orbital velocity 14,32 km/s
Orbital inclination 1,53 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Saturn 0,0202
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Discovered by Sir Friedrich William Herschel 1789
Mass 3,75 × 1019 kg
Equatorial radius 209 × 196 × 191 km
Mean density 1,14 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,161 km/s
Rotational period (synchronous) 0,942 d
Mean surface temperature 73 K
Albedo 0,5
Apparent magnitude + 12,9 mvis
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Mimas was a son of the goddess Gaia. He was slain by Heracles.

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