# Mimas, a moon of Saturn has an orbital radius of #1.87 * 10^8# #m#. What is the orbital period?

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May 29, 2016

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The orbital period of Mimas is 0.942 days.

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One other piece of information is required to perform the calculation. That is the standard gravitational parameter

Where

Using Kepler's third law which relates the orbital period to the semi-major axis distance

Substituting the values for

This is close to the observed orbital period of Mimas of

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