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IAUC 7513: S/2000 S 3, S/2000 S 4

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                                                  Circular No. 7513
Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams
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S/2000 S 3 AND S/2000 S 4
     The team led by B. Gladman reports the discovery of what appear
to be two further satellites of Saturn (although as with the objects
reported on IAUC 7512 there is the possibility that some are centaurs).
Selected CCD precise positions follow:

     2000 UT             R.A. (2000) Decl.         R    Observer
     Sept.23.42332    3 56 03.73   +17 47 58.3   20.1   Gladman
          24.42582    3 55 59.51   +17 47 50.2   20.2   Kavelaars
          25.40208    3 55 55.00   +17 47 40.8          Allen
          27.43747    3 55 44.17   +17 47 18.2          Hergenrother
          29.30844    3 55 32.77   +17 46 55.5          Doressoundiram

     Sept.23.42883    3 56 00.48   +17 55 14.5   22.4   Gladman
          24.43323    3 55 57.04   +17 54 54.6   22.4   Kavelaars
          27.48204    3 55 44.21   +17 53 50.9          Hergenrother

B. Gladman and J. Kavelaars (Mauna Kea).  3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii
   Telescope.  Measurer Gladman.
R. L. Allen and T. Rigg (McGraw-Hill Observatory).  2.4-m Michigan-
   Dartmouth-M.I.T. Telescope.  Measurer Allen.
C. W. Hergenrother and S. M. Larson (Lunar and Planetary Laboratory,
   Catalina Station).  1.54-m reflector.  Measurer Gladman.
A. Doressoundiram and J. Romon (European Southern Observatory).
   3.5-m New Technology Telescope.  Measurer Gladman.

2000 TT     R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta     r_S   Elong.  dR.A.   dDecl.
Oct. 23     3 51.18    +17 37.6    8.164    0.089  150.3    321-    627-
Nov.  2     3 48.45    +17 31.8    8.091    0.091  160.9    207-    403-
     12     3 45.40    +17 25.5    8.049    0.093  171.5     95-    170-
     22     3 42.20    +17 19.0    8.039    0.096  176.5     13+     68+
Dec.  2     3 39.04    +17 13.1    8.060    0.099  166.2    117+    305+
     12     3 36.11    +17 08.1    8.113    0.102  155.5    218+    538+
     22     3 33.58    +17 04.7    8.196    0.105  144.7    318+    762+

Oct. 23     3 51.58    +17 39.3    8.168    0.083  150.2     18+    520-
Nov.  2     3 49.00    +17 31.6    8.098    0.085  160.8    266+    413-
     12     3 46.10    +17 23.4    8.059    0.087  171.3    508+    296-
     22     3 43.04    +17 15.1    8.050    0.089  176.5    741+    171-
Dec.  2     3 40.02    +17 07.3    8.075    0.092  166.4    960+     42-
     12     3 37.21    +17 00.6    8.130    0.095  155.7   1165+     90+
     22     3 34.78    +16 55.6    8.215    0.098  145.0   1354+    220+

                      (C) Copyright 2000 CBAT
2000 October 25                (7513)              Brian G. Marsden

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