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Ijiraq
Ijiraq is small prograde irregular satellite of Saturn. It was named in 2003 after the ijiraq, a creature in Inuit mythology. Ijiraq is believed to be in Kozai resonance: its orbit is cyclically reducing the inclination while increasing the eccentricity and vice versa. Ijiraq (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description Ijiraq is small prograde irregular satellite of Saturn. It was named in 2003 after the ijiraq, a creature in Inuit mythology. Ijiraq is believed to be in Kozai resonance: its orbit is cyclically reducing the inclination while increasing the eccentricity and vice versa. Ijiraq (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by J. J. Kavelaars B. J. Gladman
Discovery date September 23, 2000
Type Moon
AddInfo Saturn XXII
Satellite of Saturn
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Direct
Apoapsis 08 14 707 000 km
Periapsis 07 7 543 000 km
Semi-major axis 08 11 125 000 km
Distance from Sun 01 9.554 909 au /26
Eccentricity 0.316 3
Orbital period 451.5 days
Orbital speed 01 1.79 km/s
Inclination to the equator 046.74°
Diameter/Size 02 12 km
Mass 1015×1.2 kg
Density 01 2.3 g/cm3
Surface gravity  0.002 2 m/s2
Escape velocity 01 5.1 m/s
Albedo geometric 0.06
Apparent magnitude 22.6
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