S/1995 S3

Astronomers have announced the discovery of at least two, and possibly as many as four, new moons orbiting the giant planet Saturn. This discovery was based upon Hubble telescope images that were taken when Saturn's rings were tilted edge-on to Earth.

Credit:

NASA & ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9529c
Type:Collage
Release date:28 July 1995, 06:00
Size:225 x 75 px

About the Object

Name: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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