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Iapetus
Iapetus spacepedia

Planet of Origin

Saturn

Discoverer

G.D. Cassini

Date of Discovery

October 25, 1671

Surface Color

Grey

Alternate Names

Saturn VIII

Iapetus, also known as Saturn VIII, is a natural satellite of the outer planet, Saturn. Iapetus was discovered on October 25, 1671, by the astronomer G.D. Cassini.

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Surface FeaturesEdit

The surface of Iapetus is very rocky, with hardly any craters known on the satellite.