New Saturnian Moon Discovered

This four-picture sequence (spanning 30 minutes) shows one of four new moons discovered by the Hubble Space Telescope, in images taken of Saturn on May 22, 1995, when Saturn's rings were tilted edge-on to Earth.

Credit:

Amanda S. Bosh (Lowell Observatory), Andrew S. Rivkin (Lowell Observatory and University of Arizona/Lunar Planetary Lab), High Speed Photometer Instrument Definition Team (R.C. Bless, PI), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9529a
Type:Collage
Release date:28 July 1995, 06:00
Size:550 x 850 px

About the Object

Name:Epimetheus, S/1995 S3, Saturn
Type:• Solar System : Planet
• Solar System : Planet : Satellite
• X - Solar System Images/Videos

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
720 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

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