# Bergelmir, Moon of Saturn

**Bergelmir** is a Moon that orbits round the planet Saturn. Its orbit circumference, the total distance it travels round its planetary parent is 120,893,879.74 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 22,078,537 km. Its density has been calculated at being 2.3 g/cm3. Its volume is 113 km3.

Bergelmir was discovered on 12 December 2004 by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna. Its orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Saturn is 1005.76 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 19,338,300 km, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The equatorial circumference of Bergelmir is 18.8 km. The mean radius of Bergelmir is 3.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km. The surface area of Bergelmir is 113.10 km2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 5,008.3 km/h.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Bergelmir orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 158.919 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.1417, it is the degree at which Bergelmir orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

## Bergelmir Facts

Type | Moon |

Orbital Circumference | 120,893,879.74 km |

Furthest from parent (Apoasis) | 22,078,537 km |

Density | 2.3 g/cm3 |

Volume | 113 km3 |

Date of Discovery | 12 December 2004 |

Discoverer | Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna |

Orbital Period | 1005.76 |

Semi-Major Axis | 19,338,300 km |

Equatorial Circumference | 18.8 km |

Mean Radius | 3.0 (assuming an albedo of 0.04) km |

Surface Area | 113.10 km2 |

Average Orbit Velocity | 5,008.3 km/h |

Orbital Inclination | 158.919 |

Orbital Eccentricity | 0.1417 |

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