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Atlas
Atlas Moon

Atlas: Ring Dust Moon of Saturn

Atlas is a small moon near the A Ring of planet Saturn. Its unusual shape comes from ring dust particles that impact it's equatorial region as it orbits within the Roche Division.

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

Atlas Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      1. Radii (km)
      2. 20x15
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 137,640
      1. Rotational period (days)
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 0.6019
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 16.63
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.00
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.0
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.9
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 18.0
      1. Atmosphere