A New Satellite of Saturn?

  title={A New Satellite of Saturn?},
  author={Jane W. Fountain and Stephen M. Larson},
  pages={915 - 917}
Analysis of all available observations of faint objects near Saturn during the 1966 passage of the earth through the plane of Saturn's rings suggests the existence of at least one previously undiscovered satellite of Saturn. The data support the previously published orbit for Janus. These satellites may be major members of an extended ring. 
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The Tiny Satellites of Jupiter and Saturn and their Interactions with the Rings

The orbital status is reviewed for the very faint Jovian and Saturnian satellites discovered by the Voyager spacecraft and from the ground in recent years, with particular attention to observational

The dynamics of close planetary satellites and rings

The observational history and the evolving dynamical theories are reviewed for the rings of Saturn, Uranus, and Jupiter with particular emphasis on very recent results from the Voyager space

Photometric confirmation of the Encke division in Saturn's ring A

APPROXIMATELY once every 15 yr, it is possible to observe Saturn's satellite lapetus passing through the shadow of the rings. Observations of such events are of great value to studies of the optical

The Trapped Radiations of Saturn and Their Absorption by Satellites and Rings

The Pioneer 11 spacecraft encounter with Saturn (closest approach September 1, 1979) has resulted in the discovery of a fully developed magnetosphere with high-energy trapped radiation around Saturn,



Concerning the “D” Ring of Saturn

IN his excellent chronological review book of observations, The Planet Saturn, Alexander1 compares the outer, “D” ring of Saturn to the Loch Ness Monster: some see it, and some do not. During the

On the origin of the solar system, I

The principal dynamical properties of the planetary and satellite systems listed in Section 2 require these bodies to have condensed in highly-flattened nebulae which provided the dissipation forces

The photographs were taken under the direction of G

  • P. Kuiper
  • 1977

Most studies on nitrosation in vivo are based on feeding animals large doses of nitrites and precursor amines and subsequently identifying the nitrosated products in the stomach (2-4)

    Supported by NASA grant NGL 03-002-002

    • 1977

    We thank F. Franklin and K. Aksnes for helpful discussions and A. Dollfus, J. Texereau, and R. Walker for providing us with their observations