Mimas the Moon
More Facts About Mimas
The time it takes for Mimas to orbit Saturn its 0.9 days. It orbits one of Saturn's rings because the ring it orbits on is the ring it made up its self. The moon keep leaving little bits of gas and particulars of ice. Over time all the particulars formed into a ring around Saturn. The distance from Mimas to Saturn is 115, 277 miles. Thats pretty far away! The diameter is the distance all the way around the moon and it 224 miles.
Mimas was lucky to survive because it was hit by a crater called Herschel Crater. The crater was one third the size of Mimas. The crater left a big mark on Mimas the walls ten kilometers deep. This event was the largest crater to ever hit a moon.
Go to the bottom of the page and look at its orbit.
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