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Saturn Sign/Name
Saturn Short Facts
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Missions to Saturn
   -  Pioneer 11
   -  Voyager 1
   -  Voyager 2
   -  Cassini
Saturn Moons
   -  Pan
   -  Atlas
   -  Prometheus
   -  Pandora
   -  Epimetheus
   -  Janus
   -  Mimas
   -  Enceladus
   -  Tethys
   -  Telesto
   -  Calypso
   -  Dione
   -  Helene
   -  Rhea
   -  Titan
   -  Hyperion
   -  Iapetus
   -  Phoebe
Saturn Summary

Saturn

Saturn's Moons!

As of December 2016, 62 moons have been discovered orbiting Saturn and confirmed by the International Astronomical Union.

Pan
Diameter: 20 km.
Distance from Planet: 133,583 km.
Orbital Period: 0.5750 days
Discovery Date: 1990
Discovered by: Voyager 2

Atlas
Diameter: 40 x 20 km.
Distance from Planet: 137,670 km.
Orbital Period: 0.6019 day
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: Voyager 1

Prometheus
Diameter: 145 x 85 x 62 km.
Distance from Planet: 139,353 km.
Orbital Period: 0.6130 day
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: Voyager 1

Pandora
Diameter: 114x84x62 km.
Distance from Planet: 141,700 km.
Orbital Period: 0.6285 day
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: Voyager 1

Epimetheus
Diameter: 144x108x98 km.
Distance from Planet: 151,422 km.
Orbital Period: 0.6942 day
Discovery Date: 1966
Discovered by: R. Walker

Janus
Diameter: 196x192x150 km.
Distance from Planet: 151,472 km.
Orbital Period: 0.6945 day
Discovery Date: 1966
Discovered by: Audouin Dollfus

Mimas
Diameter: approx. 397.8 km.
Distance from Planet: 185,520 km.
Orbital Period: 0.9424 day
Discovery Date: 1789
Discovered by: William Herschel

Enceladus
Diameter: approx. 498.8 km.
Distance from Planet: 238,020 km.
Orbital Period: 1.3702 days
Discovery Date: 1789
Discovered by: William Herschel

Tethys
Diameter: approx. 1059.7 km.
Distance from Planet: 294,660 km.
Orbital Period: 1.8878 days
Discovery Date: 1684
Discovered by: G.D. Cassini

Telesto
Diameter: approx. 29.3 km.
Distance from Planet: 294,660 km.
Orbital Period: 1.8878 days
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: B. Smith

Calypso
Diameter: 34x22x22 km.
Distance from Planet: 294,660 km.
Orbital Period: 1.8878 days
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: Many...

Dione
Diameter: 1120 km.
Distance from Planet: 377,400 km.
Orbital Period: 2.7369 days
Discovery Date: 1684
Discovered by: G.D. Cassini

Helene
Diameter: approx. 32.6 km.
Distance from Planet: 377,400 km.
Orbital Period: 2.7369 days
Discovery Date: 1980
Discovered by: P. Laques; J. Lecacheus

Rhea
Diameter: 1528 km.
Distance from Planet: 527,040 km.
Orbital Period: 4.5175 days
Discovery Date: 1672
Discovered by: G.D. Cassini

Titan
Diameter: 5150 km.
Distance from Planet: 1,221,830 km.
Orbital Period: 15 days
Discovery Date: 1655
Discovered by: C. Huygens

Hyperion
Diameter: 360x280x225 km.
Distance from Planet: 1,481,100 km.
Orbital Period: 21.2766 days
Discovery Date: 1848
Discovered by: W.& G. Bond; W. Lassell

Iapetus
Diameter: 1436 km.
Distance from Planet: 3,561,300 km.
Orbital Period: 79.3301 days
Discovery Date: 1671
Discovered by: G.D. Cassini

Phoebe
Diameter: 220 km.
Distance from Planet: 12,952,000 km.
Orbital Period: 550.48 days
Discovery Date: 1898
Discovered by: W. Pickering

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