Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Pandora

A moon of 84 km diameter at about 141,700 km from the planet Saturn. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0006 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 15.1 hours. The moon was discovered in 1980. Also called SXVII (Saturn seventeen). Its provisional designation was S/1980 S26.