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Saturn

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)

5.69 x 1026
120660
690
35600

Average distance from Sun (AU)
Rotation period (length of day in Earth hours)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth years)

9.539
10.2
29.46


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Jupiter and Great Red Spot

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)
1.90 x 1027
142,800
1314
59500

Average distance from Sun (AU)
Rotation period (length of day in Earth hours)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth days)
5.203
9.8
11.86


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Mars

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)
6.42 x 1023
6787
3940
000

Average distance from Sun (AU)
Rotation period (length of day in Earth days)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth days)
1.524
1.026
686.98


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Sun

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)
1.989130
1392000
1408
617.7

Moment of inertia:
     Magnetic field strengths (gauss):
Polar Field
Sunspots
Prominences
0.059
 
1 - 2
3000
10 - 100


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Venus

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)
4.87 x 1024
12104
5250
10400

Average distance from Sun (AU)
Rotation period (length of day in Earth days)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth days)
0.723
243.0 (retrograde)
224.7


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Moon

Mass (kg)
Diameter (km)
Mean density (kg/m3)
Escape velocity (m/sec)
7.35 x 1022
3476
3350
2380

Average distance from Earth (km)
Recession rate from Earth (cm/yr)
Synodic period (in Earth days)
     (New moon to new moon)
Sidereal period (in Earth days)
     (360 degree rotation)
Revolution period (length of year in Earth days)

384,400
3.8
29.53
 
27.322
 
27.322

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