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Deimos
Deimos Moon

Moon of Mars: Deimos

Deimos is one of two moons of planet Mars. Diemos is the smaller outermost moon, and as its orbit is slowly expanding, is expected to eventually escape Mars gravity. Both may be asteroids captured by Mars.

For a listing of all moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Deimos Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 1.8e+15
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 7.5 x 6.1 x 5.5
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.7
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 23,460
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 1.26244
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 1.26244
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 1.36
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0000
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.9-2.7
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.07
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 12.40
      1. Atmosphere