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Enceladus Moon

Enceladus: Cryovolcano moon of Saturn

Enceladus is one of the moons of the planet Saturn. Enceladus is covered by ice, making it one of the most reflective bodies in the Solar System. It has a global subsurface saltwater ocean that vents out near the southern pole in a form of cryogeysers. These plumes consist of saltwater and complex organic compounds. For a listing of other moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Enceladus Stats
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 8.40e+19
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 250
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.24
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 238,020
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 1.370218
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 1.370218
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 12.64
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0045
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.02
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.99
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 11.7
      1. Atmosphere
      2. water vapor = 91%


    Enceladus Surface Map

    Enceladus moon surface map