National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Subaru Discovers 9 New Satellites of Saturn

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David Jewitt from the University of Hawaii and his colleagues discovered 9 new satellites of Saturn using the Subaru telescope. This achievement follows their earlier success in discovering 12 satellites of Saturn using Subaru, Keck and the Gemini North telescopes in May of 2005. This news was reported in the International Astronomy Union Circulars (IAUC) No. 8727.