PIA02284: Saturn's Satellite 1980S1
 Target Name:  Saturn
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Voyager
 Spacecraft:  Voyager 1
 Instrument:  VG ISS - Narrow Angle
 Product Size:  487 x 615 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P23351
 Addition Date:  2000-05-25
 Primary Data Set:  Voyager EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02284.tif (91.33 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02284.jpg (10.08 kB)

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Two satellites of Saturn share an orbit 151,400 kilometers (94,075 miles) from the center of the planet. The leading co-orbital satellite, designated 1980S1, is seen in transit across Saturn in this image taken by NASA's Voyager 1 on Nov. 12, 1980, at a range of 611,000 kilometers (379,650 miles). It is ellipsoidal, almost disk-shaped, and rotates with its long axis, 200 kilometers (125 miles) in diameter, pointed at Saturn. The Voyager project is managed for NASA by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

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