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S/2004 S 17

S/2004 S 17 is a natural satellite of Saturn. Its discovery was announced by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt, Jan Kleyna, and Brian G. Marsden on May 4, 2005 from observations taken between December 13, 2004 and March 5, 2005. S/2004 S 17 is about 4 kilometres in diameter, and orbits Saturn at an average distance of 19,099 Mm in 985.453 days, at an inclination of 167° to the ecliptic (162° to Saturn's equator), in a retrograde direction and with an eccentricity of 0.226.

References

  • Institute for Astronomy Saturn Satellite Data
  • Jewitt's New Satellites of Saturn page
  • New Satellites of SaturnIAUC 8523: May 4, 2005 (discovery)
  • Twelve New Satellites of SaturnMPEC 2005-J13: May 3, 2005 (discovery and ephemeris)


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