Archives: Moons



Deimos (Latin for Panic or Terror) is a moon of Mars and was named after an attendant of the Roman war god Mars. Deimos is a dark body that appears to be composed of C-type (blackish carbonaceous chondrite) surface materials....

/ November 17, 2015


Titan is the largest moon of Saturn. It is the only natural satellite known to have a dense atmosphere, and the only object other than Earth where clear evidence of stable bodies of surface liquid has been found. Titan is...

/ November 13, 2015
Mimas, moon of Saturn


Mimas is a moon of Saturn which was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel. It is named after Mimas, a son of Gaia in Greek mythology, and is also designated Saturn I. Distance to Earth: 1,272,000,000 km Radius: 198 km Orbital period:...

/ November 13, 2015


/ November 5, 2015


/ November 3, 2015