Thursday, April 10

60th Moon of Saturn

A new moon of Saturn has been discovered, bringing the total upto 60. Initial measurements suggest the new moon, which is unnamed until now is about 2 km wide and lies between the orbits of Mehone and Pallene, two Saturian moons discovered by Nasa's Cassini spacecraft in 2004. The new found moon is about 1.76 million km from Saturn and could be part of a larger group of still undiscovered moons around the ringed planet. The moon was observed by Cassini on May 30, 2007

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