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  Space Today Online - Moons of the Solar System
The Moon is one of the larger natural satellites with a diameter of 2,160 miles.
The moons are 120,000 miles and 131,000 miles from the center of planet Saturn between the moons Mimas and Enceladus.
The smallest moon is Deimos, at Mars, only seven miles in diameter, although its size now is rivaled by the small shepherd moons discovered by Cassini at Saturn and by others yet to be counted and named in the rings around Jupiter, Saturn and other giant gas planets in the outer Solar System.
www.spacetoday.org /SolSys/Moons/MoonsSolSys.html   (1335 words)

  
 NASA's Solar System Exploration: Planets: Jupiter: Moons
The German astronomer Simon Marius claimed to have seen the moons around the same time, but he did not publish his observations and so Galileo is given the credit for their discovery.
This moon intrigues astrobiologists because of its potential for having a 'habitable zone.' Life forms have been found thriving near subterranean volcanoes on Earth and in other extreme locations that may be analogues to what may exist on Europa.
Ganymede is the largest moon in the solar system (larger than the planet Mercury), and is the only moon known to have its own internally generated magnetic field.
solarsystem.nasa.gov /planets/profile.cfm?Object=Jupiter&Display=Moons   (657 words)

  
 The Moons of the Solar System — Euporie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-28)
The moon of Jupiter –; Euporie (XXXIV) – was previously temporarily designated as S/2001 J10.
    Euporie is one of eleven new satellites discovered since the →Voyager-2 Jupiter system fly-by which occured 22 years ago (1979).
Euporie was one of the Horai, daughters of Zeus and Themis (his second wife).
ksiezyce.republika.pl /jupiter/euporie_en.html   (479 words)

  
 Jupiter's Moons | Jupiter Today - Your Daily Source of Jupiter News
Jupiter and the other large moons subject Europa to a gravitational tug-of-war that stretches and squeezes the satellite in much the same way that Earth's moon raises tides in our oceans.
Ganymede is the biggest moon in the solar system and, in fact, is larger than the planets Mercury and Pluto.
Unlike the other large bodies, which have recoated at least parts of their surfaces, Callisto remains as it was when it formed four billion years ago, during the period of intense meteoroid bombardment that the entire solar system experienced.
www.jupitertoday.com /moons.html   (654 words)

  
 MySolarSystem.com- The place to satisfy your curiosity about our solar system
It is in fourth position as one of the brightest objects after the Sun, Moon, and Venus.
This moon is also home to volcanic geysers and wide lakes of lava, and is said to be one of the most interesting places in the Solar System.
As the fourth moon of Jupiter, Callisto has a radius of 2,400 km and is slightly smaller than Ganymede.
www.mysolarsystem.com /jupiter   (1607 words)

  
 Moons of the Solar System - Explore the Cosmos | The Planetary Society
A whirlwind of "new moon" discoveries have kept teachers, textbooks, and web sites scrambling to keep up.
In an effort to set the record straight, listed below are the number of known moons in our solar system as of July 2006.
Follow the links below to find out more about the moons in the solar system that have been given names, or visit our news archives to find out the details of the discoveries of the new moons.
www.planetary.org /explore/topics/our_solar_system/compare_the_planets/moon_numbers.html   (199 words)

  
 USGS Astrogeology: Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature - Planetary Body Names and Discoverers
Every civilization has had a name for the satellite of Earth that is known, in English, as the Moon.
The Moon is known as Luna in Italian, Latin, and Spanish, as Lune in French, as Mond in German, and as Selene in Greek.
Named by the Romans for their god of war because of its red, bloodlike color.
planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov /append7.html   (3263 words)

  
 A Catalogue of Solar System Bodies
Moved the page over to the Maastrichian server.
Added lines for the two newly discovered moons of Pluto.
Email Me Solar System Catalogue content © John M. Dollan 2005 unless otherwise noted
maastrichian.home.bresnan.net /SSCIndex.html   (213 words)

  
 The Moons of all the Planets
This table lists all the moons of all the planets in our solar system.
Every year new moons are discovered for the planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
Triton, Nereid, Naiad, Thalassa, Despina, Larissa, Proteus, Galatea (shepherd moon)
www.go-astronomy.com /planets/planet-moons.htm   (117 words)

  
 How the Planets and Satellites Got Their Names — FactMonster.com
Other recently discovered and named satellites of Jupiter are:
There are still 24 more Jovian satellites to be named.
(another name for Artemis, goddess of the moon).
www.factmonster.com /ipa/A0875452.html   (786 words)

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