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Saturn's Gallic Group Of Satellites

The gallic group is a dynamical grouping of the prograde irregular satellites of saturn following similar orbits. their semi-major axes range between 16 and 19 gm, their inclinations between 35° and 40°, and their eccentricities around 0.53. the international astronomical union (iau) reserves names taken from gallic mythology for these moons. similar mean orbital elements led the discoverers to postulate a common origin for the group in a break up of a larger body.