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Photo of the satellite Daphnis of the planet Saturn
Daphnis   Saturn XXXV (S/2005 S1)

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Mean distance from the planet Saturn 136.500 km
Orbital period around the planet Saturn (sideric) 0,594 d
Mean orbital velocity 16,67 km/s
Orbital inclination 0,0 °
Eccentricity of the orbit around the planet Saturn 0,0
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Discovered by Carolyn C. Porco, Cassini Team 2005
Equatorial radius 3,5 km
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Daphnis is according to greek mythology the son of Hermes and a Sicilian nymph. Daphnis was known as a shepherd and flute player. He is regarded as the inventor of bucolic/pastoral poetry. The naiad Nomia fell in love with him, but Daphnis repaid her love with unfaithfulness upon which she blinded him.

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