Tarvos is a Moon that orbits round the planet Saturn. Its orbit circumference, the total distance it travels round its planetary parent is 106,178,340.27 km. The furthest it gets from its orbital parent (apoasis) is 27,959,133 km. Its mass is estimated/calculated at being 2,697,603,179,574,950 kg. Its density has been calculated at being 2.3 g/cm3. Its volume is 1,767 km3.
Tarvos was discovered on 23 September 2000 by Brett J. Gladman, John J. Kavelaars, Jean-Marc Petit, Hans Scholl, Matthew J. Holman, Brian G. Marsd.
The orbital period, i.e. the period it takes to complete an orbit round Saturn is 926.35 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 18,263,200 km, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.
The equatorial circumference of Tarvos is 47.1 km. The mean radius, that is the average radius of Tarvos is 7.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.06) km. The surface area of Tarvos is 706.86 km2. The surface gravity of the said item is 0.003 m/s2. The average orbit velocity, that is the speed at which it orbits is 4,778.4 km/h.
The orbital inclination, the angle at which Tarvos orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 35.949 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.5309, it is the degree at which Tarvos orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.
|Orbital Circumference||106,178,340.27 km|
|Furthest from parent (Apoasis)||27,959,133 km|
|Date of Discovery||23 September 2000|
|Discoverer||Brett J. Gladman, John J. Kavelaars, Jean-Marc Petit, Hans Scholl, Matthew J. Holman, Brian G. Marsd|
|Semi-Major Axis||18,263,200 km|
|Equatorial Circumference||47.1 km|
|Mean Radius||7.5 (assuming an albedo of 0.06) km|
|Surface Area||706.86 km2|
|Surface Gravity||0.003 m/s2|
|Average Orbit Velocity||4,778.4 km/h|
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