This is a composite image of the small moons of Saturn.
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Thebe was discovered
by S. Synnott of the Voyager
team in 1979. Of the 16 moons it is the 4th closest to Jupiter, with a standoff distance of 221,900 km. Thebe is one of the small moons
, and is about the size of a county, at
(62 miles) wide.
As a small moon, the composition and surface features of Thebe are unknown.
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