Saturn's Possible New Moons

There have been many observations that seem to indicate additional small moons close to Saturn. None have been confirmed and the ones reported prior to 2000 are probably in error. But Gladman et al have good observations of at least four and probably eight new irregular moons.

Oct 2000 Announcement

Dec 2000 Announcement

pre-2000 Facts


  1. (above) S/1995 S 3 and Epimetheus 47k jpg; 180k gif (caption)
  2. Pandora and S/1995 S 6 from ESO 61k gif (caption)
  3. HST view of the motions of Saturn's inner satellites 307k gif (caption)

More about new Saturnian moons

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Bill Arnett; last updated: 2000 Dec 15