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Telesto
Telesto is a moon of Saturn. Telesto is co-orbital with Tethys, residing in Tethys' leading Lagrangian point . This relationship was first identified by Seidelmann et al. in 1981. Another moon, Calypso, resides in the other (trailing) Lagrangian point of Tethys, 60 degrees in the other direction from Tethys. Telesto (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Short Description Telesto is a moon of Saturn. Telesto is co-orbital with Tethys, residing in Tethys' leading Lagrangian point . This relationship was first identified by Seidelmann et al. in 1981. Another moon, Calypso, resides in the other (trailing) Lagrangian point of Tethys, 60 degrees in the other direction from Tethys. Telesto (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Discovered by Bradford A. Smith, Harold Reitsema, Stephen M. Larson, John W. Fountain
Discovery date April 8, 1980
Type Moon
AddInfo Saturn XIII / Tethys B
Satellite of Saturn
Orbit Prograde
Rotation Synchronous
Apoapsis 06 294 648 km
Periapsis 06 294 589 km
Semi-major axis 06 294 619 km
Distance from Sun 01 9.554 909 au /15a
Eccentricity 0.000
Orbital period 1.887 802 day
Orbital speed 02 11.35 km/s
Inclination to the equator 001.19°
Diameter/Size  24.8 ± 0.8 km
Dimensions 32.6 × 23.6 × 20.0 km
Mass 1015×4.046 4 kg
Density  0.5 g/cm3
Surface gravity  0.0033 m/s2
Escape velocity 01 9.0 m/s
Rotation period 1.887 802 day
Axial tilt
Albedo geometric 0.994
Temperature mean 02 93 K
Apparent magnitude 18.7
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