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Narvi, Moon of Saturn

Narvi is a Moon that orbits round the planet Saturn. It is also know by other designations, SXXXI, S/2003 S1. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 344,693,739,612,354 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 2.3. Its volume is 180.

Narvi was discovered on 8 April 2003 by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna.

The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Saturn is 1004 days. The figure is also known as the sidereel period. The figure comes from N.A.S.A..

The Equatorial Radius of the object is 4km. The Equatorial Radius is based on the assumption of the Albedo value. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.

The albedo of the object is 0.04. The Albedo is the amount of radiation that is reflected back into space by the object.

The Escape Velocity of the object is 13 km/h. The Escape Velocity is the speed an object needs to be travelling in order to break free from the objects gravity. The larger an object is, the more velocity (speed) is needed to break free from the object.The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 19010, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The equatorial circumference of Narvi is 22.0 km. The surface area of Narvi is 153.94. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.002. The Mean orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 4826.10 km/h. The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 19417300.00.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which Narvi orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 145.8 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.4261, it is the degree at which Narvi orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Narvi Facts

DesignationsSXXXI, S/2003 S1
Mass (kg)344,693,739,612,354
Density (g/cm^3)2.3
Volume (km^3)180
Orbital DirectionRetrograde, opposite to the parents direction
Date of Discovery8 April 2003
DiscovererScott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna
Orbital Period (days)1004
Equatorial Radius (km)4
Escape Velocity (km/h)13
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)19010
Equatorial Circumference (km)22.0
Surface Area (km^2)153.94
Surface Gravity (m/s^2)0.002
Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)4826.10
Average Orbit Distance (km)19417300.00
Orbital Inclination (degrees)145.8
Orbital Eccentricity0.4261

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