Density of 1.61 g/cm³
Diameter of 513.2 × 502.8 × 496.6 km
Mass of 1.08022±0.00101)×1020 kg (1.8×10−5 Terra's)
Surface gravity of 0.114 m/s² (0.0113 g)
Surface temperature of 32.9K to 145K (-240.25C to -128.15C)
Atmosphere of 91% water vapor, 4% nitrogen, 3.2% carbon dioxide, and 1.7% methane.
Enceladus orbits in the densest part of Saturn's diffuse E ring ,
First surface survey was conducted by an United Earth Astronaut team under the lead of United Earth Space Force Captain Rick Sanchez in 2098 . United Earth Sol System Expedition 67 “Ring Moons Mission .
The extensive oceans underneath the ice have an average temperature of -15 degrees on the C scale and despite initial hopes had no native life.
Enceladus was placed on the Sol System object list , “Open” and in 2099 the first “Specialty Colonists ” arrived. Enceladus begun as a Water and Ice mining community and evolved into a very rich mineral trading community after substantial deposits of Rhodium had been discovered.
Today only about 2 % of the traded minerals still come from the moon itself. Several Companies specializing in Rhodium mining and trading are located in the only city, Cronus View .
The moon has a community of about 800,000 Union Citizens. There is a private Mineral Research Institute.
The moon is governed by an Electorate of six individuals -elected every 8 years.
Notable event was the Great Rhodium Robbery in 4002 .