Notable moons of the solar system


Notable moons of the solar system

Table
Notable moons of the solar system
name mean distance from centre of planet (orbital radius; km) orbital period (sidereal period; Earth days) radius or radial dimensions (km) year of discovery
Moon 384,400 27.3217 1,738 —
Phobos 9,378 0.31891 13.3 × 11.1 × 9.3 1877
Deimos 23,459 1.26244 7.5 × 6.1 × 5.2 1877
Amalthea 181,400 0.498 83.5 1892
Io 421,800 1.769 1,821.6 1610
Europa 671,100 3.551 1,560.8 1610
Ganymede 1,070,400 7.155 2,631.2 1610
Callisto 1,882,700 16.69 2,410.3 1610
Mimas 185,520 0.942 199 1789
Enceladus 238,020 1.370 249 1789
Tethys 294,660 1.888 530 1684
Dione 377,400 2.737 560 1684
Rhea 527,040 4.518 764 1672
Titan 1,221,850 15.94 2,575 1655
Hyperion 1,481,100 21.28 185 × 140 × 113 1848
Iapetus 3,561,300 79.33 718 1671
Phoebe 12,952,000 550.4 110 1899
Miranda 129,800 1.413 235 1948
Ariel 191,240 2.520 580 1851
Umbriel 265,970 4.144 585 1851
Titania 435,840 8.706 789 1787
Oberon 582,600 13.463 761 1787
Triton 354,800 5.8768 1,353.40 1846
Nereid 5,513,400 360.1468 170 1949
Charon 19,640 6.3873 625 1978
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