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Hyperion
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Photo of the satellite Hyperion of the planet Saturn
Hyperion   Saturn VII

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Mean distance from the planet Saturn 1.481.100 km
Orbital period around the planet Saturn (sideric) 21,277 d
Mean orbital velocity 5,07 km/s
Orbital inclination 0,43 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Saturn 0,1042
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Discovered by William Cranch Bond, William Lassell 1848
Mass 1,59 × 1019 kg
Equatorial radius 185 × 140 × 113 km
Mean density 1,5 g/cm³
Escape velocity 0,107 km/s
Rotational period chaotic
Albedo 0,3
Apparent magnitude + 14,2 mvis
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Hyperion is a Titan and a son of Uranus and Gaia. He is married to his sister Theia and has three children with her: Helios, Selene and Eos.

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