Albiorix (al'-bee-or'-iks, IPA /ˈælbiˈɔrɪks/) is a prograde irregular satellite of Saturn. It was discovered by Holman, et al. in 2000, and given the temporary designation S/2000 S 11. It is also designated as Saturn XXVI. Its name derives from one of the Celtic names for the god of tribal unity, better known as Toutatis.
Albiorix is about 26 kilometres in diameter, and orbits Saturn at an average distance of 16,402 Mm in 784.226 days, at an inclination of 38° to the ecliptic (33° to Saturn's equator), with an eccentricity of 0.521. It is the largest member of the Gallic group of irregular satellites.
|edit Saturn's natural satellites|
|Pan | Daphnis | Atlas | Prometheus | S/2004 S 6 | S/2004 S 4 | S/2004 S 3 | Pandora | Epimetheus and Janus|
|Mimas | Methone | Pallene | Enceladus | Telesto, Tethys, and Calypso | Polydeuces, Dione, and Helene | Rhea|
|Titan | Hyperion | Iapetus | Kiviuq | Ijiraq | Phoebe | Paaliaq | Skathi | Albiorix | S/2004 S 11 | Erriapo | Siarnaq|
|S/2004 S 13 | Tarvos | Mundilfari | S/2004 S 17 | Narvi | S/2004 S 15 | S/2004 S 10 | Suttungr | S/2004 S 12|
|S/2004 S 18 | S/2004 S 9 | S/2004 S 14 | S/2004 S 7 | Thrymr | S/2004 S 16 | Ymir | S/2004 S 8|
|See also: Pronunciation key | Rings of Saturn | Cassini-Huygens | Themis|