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Mercury

Venus

Earth

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

Pluto

Lots of information here about each planet. You will need this for other pages.

The sun, planetary moons, asteroids, & comets discussed on this page

Data about local planets:

Escape velocity and voyage velocity for our neighboring planets:

 

Surface Escape Velocity

Earth Launch Velocity

Feet/sec

M/sec

Feet/sec

M/sec

Mercury

13,600

4,145

44,000

13,411

Venus

33,600

10,241

38,000

11,582

Earth

36,700

11,186

N/A

N/A

Mars

16,700

5,090

38,000

11,582

Jupiter

197,000

60,045

46,000

14,020

Saturn

119,500

36,423

49,000

14,935

Uranus

72,400

22,067

51,000

15,545

Neptune

82,100

25,024

52,000

15,849

Pluto

31,200

9,509

53,000

16,154

For additional information on all 9 planets and the moons, click here.

Mercury

Venus

Earth

moon

Mars

Jupiter

Saturn

Uranus

Neptune

Pluto

r = miles

1516

3759

3963

1080

2111

44425

37450

15876

15286

994

m = lbm

2.25E+22

3.34E+23

4.09E+23

5.04E+21

4.38E+22

1.30E+26

3.90E+25

5.95E+24

7.04E+24

8.19E+20

r = km

2440

6050

6378

1738

3397

71492

60268

25550

24600

1600

m = kg

3.29E+23

4.87E+24

5.97E+24

7.35E+22

6.39E+23

1.90E+27

5.69E+26

8.69E+25

1.03E+26

1.19E+22

Dia in km

4,880

12,100

12,756

3,476

6,794

142,984

120,536

51,100

49,200

3,200

% earth m

0.055

0.815

1

0.01

0.107

317.9

95.2

14.54

17.2

0.002

G

12.08

29.12

32.15

5.33

12.13

81.36

34.28

29.13

37.18

1.02

Sun million Km

57.9

108.2

149.6

227.9

778.3

1429

2875

4504

5900

Max Ellipse

Min. Ellipse

from Planet

0

0

1

x

2

16

17

15

2

1

Revolution

88 day

224.7day

365 day

687day

11.86 Year

29.46 yr

84 yr

165 yr

248 yr

Rotation

59 day

243 day

11 hr 56 min

12 hr 37 min

9 hr 55 min

10.65 hr

17.3 hr

5,83 hr

6.15 hr

Axis tilt

0

3

23.45

25.2

3.1

26.7

82.1

28.8

68

Plane tilt

7

3.4

0

1.9

1.3

2.5

0.8

1.8

17.2

Pub. McGraw Hill, Author Tyler G. Hicks; Page 8.12 - 8-18; ISBN 0-07-028735-X

Pub. Professional Publications, Inc., Author Michael Lindeburg, P.E. Page 16-9

ISBN 0-912045-72-8

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