A Tour of the Moons of Saturn – Helene

Little is known about the tiny moon Helene other than its size (32 kilometers, or 20 miles) and its status as a Trojan moon of Dione (along with Polydeuces). All three moons share an orbit, but Helene lies 60 degrees ahead of Dione and Polydeuces lies 60 degrees behind Dione.

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Richard Leis

Richard Leis

Richard Leis (he/him/his) lives in Tucson, Arizona where he writes poetry and fiction, attends and teaches writing workshops at the Writers Studio Tucson, and works for HiRISE, a team in the Lunar & Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona with a camera in orbit around Mars onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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