Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Pallene

A moon of 8 km diameter at about 211,000 km from the planet Saturn. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0000 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 27.5 hours. The moon was discovered in 2004. Also called SXXXIII (Saturn thirty-three). Its provisional designation was S/2004 S2.