{ Moons of Saturn }
Discovered by            B. Smith 
Date of Discovery        1981
Distance from Saturn     294,660 km
Radius                   15 × 12.5 × 7.5 km
Mass                     ???
Orbital Eccentricity     0.00000
Orbital Inclination      1.86°
Orbital Period           1.8878 days
Rotational Period        ???
Density (gm/cm3)         ??? 

Telesto shares its orbit with Tethys and Calypso, leading Tethys by 60°, which is the leading Lagrange point. Objects that share an orbit at these points are called Trojans. It looks like an unremarkable little spheroid. Telesto and Calypso were discovered by telescopic observations here on Earth.