Universe Guide
Search

Pallene, Moon of Saturn

Pallene is a Moon that orbits round the planet Saturn. It is also know by other designations, SXXXIII, S/2004 S2. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 32,970,705,528,138 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 0.5. Its volume is 65.

Pallene was discovered on June 1, 2004 by S. Charnoz, C. Porco, Cassini Imaging Team.

The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Saturn is 1.14 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 3km. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.

The Escape Velocity of the object is 5 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 211, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The equatorial circumference of Pallene is 15.7 km. The surface area of Pallene is 78.54. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.00035. The Mean orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 48158.20 km/h. The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 212280.00.

The orbital eccentricity is 0.004, it is the degree at which Pallene orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

Pallene Facts


TypeMoon
DesignationsSXXXIII, S/2004 S2
Mass (kg)32,970,705,528,138
Density (g/cm^3)0.5
Volume (km^3)65
Orbital DirectionPrograde, same as the parents direction
Date of DiscoveryJune 1, 2004
DiscovererS. Charnoz, C. Porco, Cassini Imaging Team
Orbital Period (days)1.14
Equatorial Radius (km)3
Escape Velocity (km/h)5
Semi-Major Axis (10^3 km)211
Equatorial Circumference (km)15.7
Surface Area (km^2)78.54
Surface Gravity (m/s^2)0.00035
Mean Orbit Velocity (km/h)48158.20
Average Orbit Distance (km)212280.00
Orbital Eccentricity0.004
Source(s)https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/saturn-moons/pallene/in-depth/
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/saturniansatfact.html


Comments and Questions

There's no register feature and no need to give an email address if you don't need to. All messages will be reviewed before being displayed. Comments may be merged or altered slightly such as if an email address is given in the main body of the comment.

You can decline to give a name which if that is the case, the comment will be attributed to a random star. A name is preferred even if its a random made up one by yourself.

   
x
This website is using cookies. More info. That's Fine