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Hyperion
Hyperion Moon

Moon of Saturn: Hyperion

Hyperion is one of the moons of planet Saturn. It's surface is composed of mostly water ice and is covered with deep, sharp-edged craters that give it a sponge-like appearance. Hyperion is irregularly-shaped and has a chaotic tumbling orbit around Saturn.

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

Hyperion Facts
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 1.77e+19
      1. Radii (km)
      2. 205x130x110
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.4
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 1,481,000
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. varies
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 21.27661
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 5.07
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.1042
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.43
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.3
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 14.19
      1. Atmosphere



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