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Fornjot, Moon of Saturn

Fornjot is a Moon that orbits round the planet Saturn. It is also know by other designations, SXLII, S/2004 S8.

Fornjot was discovered on 12 December 2004 by Scott S. Sheppard, David L. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna.

The Equatorial Radius of the object is 3km. The Equatorial Radius is based on the assumption of the Albedo value. The value is the radius in km of the said object at the Equator.

The albedo of the object is 0.04. The Albedo is the amount of radiation that is reflected back into space by the object.

The is the average distance in km of the object is from its parent 25151200.00.

Fornjot Facts


TypeMoon
DesignationsSXLII, S/2004 S8
Date of Discovery12 December 2004
DiscovererScott S. Sheppard, David L. Jewitt and Jan T. Kleyna
Equatorial Radius (km)3
Albedo0.04
Average Orbit Distance (km)25151200.00
Source(s)https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/saturn-moons/fornjot/in-depth/
https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/saturniansatfact.html


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