Saturn's Known Satellites

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 Saturn Satellite Data 
Name                           a        i       e       Peri    Node    M        Period  mag    H      Size Year
                              (km)     (deg)            (deg)   (deg)  (deg)     (days)        (mag)   (km)
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Regular Satellites                                      
Start of Inner most Ring (D)   66000   
                   S/2009 S1   117000   0.000   0.000   0.0     0.0     0.000    0.000   28            0.3  2009 
XVIII  Pan         S/1981 S13  133600   0.000   0.000   0.0     0.0     122.0    0.575   19            20   1981 
XXXV   Daphnis     S/2005 S1   136500   0.000   0.000   0.0     0.0     000.0    0.594   24            7    2005 
XV     Atlas       S/1980 S28  137700   0.000   0.000   0.0     0.0     186.5    0.602   18.5          32   1980 
XVI    Prometheus  S/1980 S27  139400   0.000   0.002   212.8   0.0     335.7    0.613   15.5          100  1980 
XVII   Pandora     S/1980 S26  141700   0.000   0.004   68.2    0.0     13.9     0.629   16            84   1980 
XI     Epimetheus  S/1980 S3   151400   0.335   0.021   100.9   335.0   56.0     0.69    15            119  1980 
X      Janus       S/1980 S1   151500   0.165   0.007   27.9    303.8   236.5    0.70    14            178  1980 
LIII   Aegaeon     S/2008 S1   167500   0.001   0.000   00.00   00.00   00.00    0.808   27            0.5  2008 
I      Mimas                   185600   1.566   0.021   322.9   177.5   100.2    0.94    12.5          397  1789 
XXXII  Methone     S/2004 S1   194000   0.000   0.000   00.0    000.0   000.0    1.01    25            3    2004 
XLIX   Anthe       S/2007 S4   197700   0.100   0.001   00.0    000.0   000.0    1.04    26            1    2004 
XXXIII Pallene     S/2004 S2   211000   0.000   0.000   00.0    000.0   000.0    1.14    25            4    2004 
II     Enceladus               238100   0.010   0.000   334.7   137.1   162.0    1.37    11.5          499  1789 
III    Tethys                  294670   1.091   0.000   149.2   149.2   28.8     1.89    10            1060 1684 
XIII   Telesto     S/1980 S13  294720   1.118   0.001   80.7    126.1   7.9      1.89    18            24   1980 
XIV    Calypso     S/1980 S25  294720   1.500   0.001   43.6    209.2   201.8    1.89    18.5          19   1980  
XXXIV  Polydeuces  S/2004 S5   377220   0.175   0.019   00.0    000.0   000.0    2.74    25            4    2004 
IV     Dione                   377415   0.028   0.002   174.0   57.7    109.2    2.74    10            1118 1684 
XII    Helene      S/1980 S6   377440   0.213   0.000   80.4    10.2    10.0     2.74    18            32   1980 
End of Outer most Ring (E)     480000   
V      Rhea                    527068   0.333   0.000   205.9   1.095   238.7    4.518   9             1528 1672 
VI     Titan                  1221865   0.306   0.029   172.7   44.05   192.1    15.95   8             5150 1655 
VII    Hyperion               1500933   0.615   0.023   262.1   273.9   52.96    21.28   14            266  1848 
VIII   Iapetus                3560854   8.298   0.029   275.9   75.58   350.3    79.33   10.5          1436 1671 
Irregular Groups   
XXIV   Kiviuq     S/2000 S5  11111000   45.71   0.334   82.87   359.5   221.2    449.2   22.0          16   2000 
XXII   Ijiraq     S/2000 S6  11124000   46.44   0.316   85.46   136.4   64.55    451.4   22.6          12   2000 
IX     Phoebe                12944300   174.8   0.164   337.5   237.1   174.6    548.2   16            240  1898 
XX     Paaliaq    S/2000 S2  15200000   45.13   0.364   238.3   327.2   352.0    686.9   21.3          22   2000 
XXVII  Skathi     S/2000 S8  15541000   152.6   0.270   201.8   284.0   144.6    728.2   23.6          8    2000 
XXVI   Albiorix   S/2000 S11 16182000   33.98   0.478   55.48   102.3   58.72    783.5   20.5          32   2000 
XXXVII Bebhionn   S/2004 S11 17119000   35.01   0.469    6.09   194.4   262.8    834.8   24.1          6    2004 
XXVIII Erriapus   S/2000 S10 17343000   34.62   0.474   282.1   150.8   323.2    871.2   23.0          10   2000 
XXIX   Siarnaq    S/2000 S3  17531000   45.56   0.295   65.44   47.09   224.6    895.6   20.1          40   2000 
XLVII  Skoll      S/2006 S8  17665000   161.2   0.464   198.3   300.0   79.60    878.3   24.5          6    2006 
XXI    Tarvos     S/2000 S4  17983000   33.82   0.531   273.5   102.9   283.6    926.2   22.1          15   2000 
LII    Tarqeq     S/2007 S1  18009000   46.09   0.160   30.97   82.04   337.9    887.5   23.9          7    2007 
LI     Greip      S/2006 S4  18206000   179.8   0.326   202.4   41.83   322.4    921.2   24.4          6    2006 
XLIV   Hyrrokkin  S/2004 S19 18437000   151.4   0.333   278.1   50.60   289.0    931.8   23.5          8    2004 
XXV    Mundilfari S/2000 S9  18685000   167.3   0.210   310.1   83.51   108.3    952.6   23.8          7    2000 
L      Jarnsaxa   S/2006 S6  18811000   163.3   0.216   245.7   24.16   177.1    964.7   24.7          6    2006 
XXXI   Narvi      S/2003 S1  19007000   145.8   0.431   178.5   182.3   203.7    1003.9  23.8          7    2003 
XXXVIII Bergelmir S/2004 S15 19338000   158.5   0.142   138.9   206.2   248.9    1005.9  24.2          6    2004 
XXIII  Suttungr   S/2000 S12 19459000   175.8   0.114   35.73   228.4   340.1    1016.7  23.9          7    2000 
XLIII  Hati       S/2004 S14 19856000   165.8   0.372   25.57   327.6   79.3     1038.7  24.4          6    2004 
XXXIX  Bestla     S/2004 S18 20129000   145.2   0.521   87.11   295.3   148.6    1083.6  23.8          7    2004 
XL     Farbauti   S/2004 S09 20390000   156.4   0.206   350.0   140.1   176.0    1086.1  24.7          5    2004 
XXX    Thrymr     S/2000 S7  20474000   176.0   0.470   63.45   223.9   18.03    1094.3  23.9          7    2000 
XXXVI  Aegir      S/2004 S10 20735000   166.7   0.252   250.8   186.0   262.8    1116.5  24.4          6    2004 
XLV    Kari       S/2006 S2  22118000   156.3   0.478   170.9   286.5   106.7    1233.6  23.9          7    2006 
XLI    Fenrir     S/2004 S16 22453000   164.9   0.136   126.6   230.5   299.7    1260.3  25.0          4    2004 
XLVIII Surtur     S/2006 S7  22707000   177.5   0.451   22.60   313.3   294.0    1297.7  24.8          6    2006 
XIX    Ymir       S/2000 S1  23040000   173.1   0.335   22.58   194.0   244.1    1315.4  21.7          18   2000 
XLVI   Loge       S/2006 S5  23065000   167.9   0.187   39.61   349.8   126.3    1312.0  24.6          6    2006 
XLII   Fornjot    S/2004 S08 25108000   170.4   0.206   330.8   264.9   299.9    1490.9  24.6          6    2004 

 New Discoveries yet to be named:
                  S/2004 S07 19800000   165.1   0.580   00.00   000.0   000.0    1103    24.5          6    2004 
                  S/2004 S12 19650000   164.0   0.401   00.00   000.0   000.0    1048    24.8          5    2004 
                  S/2004 S13 18450000   167.4   0.273   00.00   000.0   000.0    906     24.5          6    2004 
                  S/2004 S17 18600000   166.6   0.259   00.00   000.0   000.0    986     25.2          4    2004 
                  S/2006 S1  18981135   154.2   0.130   00.00   000.0   000.0    970     24.6          6    2006 
                  S/2006 S3  21132000   150.8   0.471   00.00   000.0   000.0    1142    24.6          6    2006 
                  S/2007 S2  16560000   176.7   0.218   00.00   000.0   000.0    800     24.4          6    2007 
                  S/2007 S3  20518500   177.2   0.130   00.00   000.0   000.0    1100    24.9          5    2007 


a - The mean semi-major axis.
i - The mean inclination.
e - The mean eccentricity.
Peri - The argument of Pariaphis.
Node - The longitude of the ascending node.
M - The mean anomaly.
Period - The time of one revolution around Saturn
mag - The optical magnitude of the object (R-band).
H - The absolute magnitude of the object.
Size - The diameter of the object.
Year - The year of discovery.

Note: The spelling of satellite Erriapus was originally Erriapo until changed in 2011.

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