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Hyperion

Hyperion was discovered by W. Bond in 1848. Hyperion is the 3rd farthest moon from Saturn. Hyperion is about the size of a large county or small state.

One of the main things about Hyperion is its unusual shape. It is shaped like a soda/pop can. Another unusual thing about Hyperion is that it tumbles out of control as it orbits Saturn.

Because Hyperion is a small moon, no one can tell what Hyperion is made of.

Last modified January 19, 2001 by Jennifer Bergman.

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