S/2006 S 1
S/2006 S 1 is an unnamed moon of Saturn. Its discovery was announced by Scott S. Sheppard, David C. Jewitt, Jan Kleyna, and Brian G. Marsden on June 26, 2006, from observations taken between January 4 and April 30, 2006.
S/2006 S 1 is about 6 kilometres in diameter, and orbits Saturn at an average distance of 18,930,200 km in 972.407 days, at an inclination of 154.2° to the ecliptic (175.4° to Saturn's equator), with an eccentricity of 0.1303.
References[change | change source]
- Institute for Astronomy Saturn Satellite Data
- IAUC 8727: Satellites of Saturn 2006 June 30 (discovery)
- MPEC 2006-M45: Eight New Satellites of Saturn 2006 June 26 (discovery and ephemeris)