Perihelio: 1,353,572,956 km, 9.04807635 AE
Afelio: 1,513,325,783 km, 10.11595804 AE
Semieje mayor: 1,433,449,370 km, 9.58201720 AE
Período orbital sideral: 10,832.327 dias, 29.657296 años
Período orbital sinódico: 378.09 dias
Velocidad orbital media: 9.69 km/s
Anomalía media: 320.346750°
Inclinación: 2.485 240°
Longitud del nodo ascendente: 113.642811°
Argumento del perihelio: 336.013862°
Satélites: 60 (Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea, Titan, Hyperion, Iapetus, Erriapus, Phoebe, Janus, Epimetheus, Helene, Telesto, Calypso, Kiviuq, Atlas, Prometheus, Pandora, Pan, Ymir, Paaliaq, Tarvos, Ijiraq, Suttungr, Mundilfari, Albiorix, Skathi, Siarnaq, Thrymr, Narvi, Methone, Pallene, Polydeuces, Daphnis, Aegir, Bebhionn, Bergelmir, Bestla, Farbauti, Fenrir, Fornjot, Hati, Hyrokkin, Kari, Loge, Skoll, Surtur, S/2004 S7, S/2004 S12, S/2004 S13, S/2004 S17, S/2006 S1, S/2006 S3, Greip, Jarnsaxa, Tarqeq, S/2007 S2, S/2007 S3, Anthe)
Radio ecuatorial: 60,268 km (9.4492 x Tierra)
Achatamiento: 0.09796 ± 0.00018
Área de superficie: 4.27×1010 km2 (83.703 x Tierra)
Volumen: 8.2713×1014 km3 (763.59 x Tierra)
Masa: 5.6846×1026 kg (95.152 x Tierra)
Densidad: 0.687 g/cm3
Gravedad: 8.96 m/s2
Velocidad de escape: 35.5 km/s
Sidereal rotation period: 0.439 – 0.449 day Earth days, 10 h 32 – 47 min) Earth hours
Inclinación axial: 26.73°
Temperatura media superficial: 95 K, -178 °C, -288 °F
Magnitud aparente: +1.2 to -0.24
Diámetro angular: 14.5" — 20.1"
Composición: 96.3% Molecular Hydrogen (H2)
0.4% Methane (CH4)
125 ppm Ammonia (NH3)
110 ppm Hydrogen Deuteride (HD)
7ppm Ethane (C2H6)
volver a página principal
NASA Breaking News
Students from Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts to Call Space Station
Next week astronauts aboard the International Space Station will host several downlinks as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
NASA Invites Media to Visit with Spacecraft That Will “Touch” Sun
Media are invited to view NASA’s Parker Solar Probe at 1:30 p.m. EDT Friday, July 13, at the Astrotech Space Operations payload processing facility in Titusville, Florida.
NASA TV to Air Launch, Docking of Russian Cargo Delivery to Space Station
A Russian cargo ship loaded with almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies is set to launch to the International Space Station Monday, July 9. Live coverage of the spacecraft’s launch and docking will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website.
NASA Invites Media to View Launch of Mission to “Touch” Sun
Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, a historic mission that will revolutionize our understanding of the Sun.
NASA Awards Contract for Continued Operations of its Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA has awarded a contract to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, to continue operations of the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), also in Pasadena.
Young Kansans to Call Space Station from Eisenhower Presidential Library
Kansas Boy Scout troops and students will participate in a live downlink event with astronauts aboard the International Space Station next week as part of NASA’s Year of Education on Station.
New NASA Research, Hardware Heading to Space Station on 15th SpaceX Resupply Mission
Experiments investigating cellular biology, Earth science and artificial intelligence are among the research heading to the International Space Station following Friday’s launch of a NASA-contracted SpaceX Dragon spacecraft at 5:42 a.m. EDT.
Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Object Gets Unexpected Speed Boost
Using observations from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground-based observatories, an international team of scientists have confirmed ′Oumuamua (oh-MOO-ah-MOO-ah), the first known interstellar object to travel through our solar system, got an unexpected boost in speed and shift in trajectory as it passed through the inner solar system last year.
NASA to Hold Teleconference for Media, Industry on Unmanned Aircraft Flight in Public Airspace
NASA will host a teleconference for members of the media and aviation industry at 4 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 28, to discuss the details and preliminary results of the agency’s first large-scale, remotely piloted aircraft flight in the national airspace using detect and avoid technology to fly without a safety chase aircraft.
NASA Hosts Media Teleconference on Status of James Webb Space Telescope
NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 27, to provide an update on the agency’s James Webb Space Telescope and the findings of an external independent review board.