Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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Telesto

A moon of 22 km diameter at about 294,710 km from the planet Saturn. The gravity at its surface is about 0.0004 times as strong as on Earth. The moon goes once around its planet in about 45.4 hours. The moon was discovered in 1980. Also called SXIII (Saturn thirteen). Its provisional designation was S/1980 S13.