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Enceladus
Enceladus Moon

Moon of Saturn: Enceladus

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%


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