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Tarvos
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Photo of the satellite Tarvos of the planet Saturn
Tarvos   Saturn XXI (S/2000 S4)

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Mean distance from the planet Saturn 18.247.000 km
Orbital period around the planet Saturn (sideric) 925,6 d
Orbital inclination 33,51 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Saturn 0,536
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Discovered by John J. Kavelaars, Brett James Gladman 2000
Mass 2,7 × 1015 kg
Equatorial radius 6,5 km
Mean density 2,3 g/cm³
Albedo 0,06
Apparent magnitude + 22,1 mvis
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Tarvos is named for a giant of the Gallic mythology.

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