Mimas is a moon of Saturn which was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel. It is named after Mimas, a son of Gaia in Greek mythology, and is also designated Saturn I.
  • Distance to Earth: 1,272,000,000 km
  • Radius: 198 km
  • Orbital period: 23 hours
  • Discovered: 1789
  • Discoverer: William Herschel
  • Orbits: Saturn

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