Iapetus Facts

Iapetus Facts

Iapetus is the 3rd largest moon of Saturn. The name Iapetus comes from Greek mythology. Iapetus was a Titan. He was the son of Gaia and Uranus i.e. the Earth and the sky. Iapetus Profile Interesting Iapetus Facts Iapetus was discovered by Giovanni Domenica Cassini in 19671. Iapetus is named after a Titan from Greek … Read more

Enceladus Facts

Enceladus Facts

Enceladus, the sixth-largest moon of Saturn was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel. At the time of the discovery, his telescope was the largest in the world. Enceladus was the name of a giant, one of the children of Uranus and Earth i.e. Sky and Earth. Enceladus Profile Interesting Enceladus Facts Enceladus was discovered by … Read more

Titan Facts

Titan facts

Titan is the largest moon of Saturn and is also the 2nd largest moon in the Solar System. Titan is larger than Mercury. The name Titan comes from Greek mythological characters called Titans who were the descendants of Gaia and Uranus. Titan Profile Interesting Titan Facts Titan was discovered by the Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens … Read more

Callisto Facts

Callisto Facts

Callisto the second-largest moon of Jupiter after Ganymede. It is also the third-largest moon in the entire solar system after Jupiter’s moon Ganymede and Saturn’s moon Titan. It is the outermost orbiting Galilean moons of Jupiter.  Callisto Profile Interesting Callisto Facts Callisto is the second-largest moon of Jupiter. It is the third-largest moon in the … Read more

Ganymede Facts

Ganymede Facts

Ganymede is the biggest moon in the Solar System. Ganymede would have been considered as a planet if it was directly revolving around the sun. Even though it’s that big, it is hardly visible from the naked eye as the Jupiter’s brightness hides this moon. Ganymede Profile Interesting Ganymede Facts Ganymede is one of the … Read more

Europa Facts

Europa Facts

Europa got its name from Greek mythology. Europa was the famous daughter of the king of Tyre, the mother of King Minos and one of the lovers of Zeus who is known as Jupiter in Roman mythology. For a long time, the moon of Jupiter was also called Jupiter II. Europa Profile Interesting Europa Facts … Read more

IO Facts

Io Facts

Io is one of Jupiter’s many moons. It is the 4th largest Moon in the Solar system. Io is very unique in many ways as it is the densest moon and also the celestial object with the least amount of water in our Solar system. Io Profile Interesting Io Facts Io is the third-largest moon … Read more

Sedna Facts

Sedna Facts

Sedna is a minor planet that lies beyond the orbit of the planet Neptune in a region called the Oort Cloud. It is a possible dwarf planet. Sedna is one of the reddest celestial objects in our Solar System. Sedna Profile Interesting Sedna Facts Sedna is a minor planet lying beyond the orbit of Neptune. … Read more

Eris Facts

Eris Facts

Eris is a dwarf planet beyond the orbit of Neptune (a trans-Neptunian dwarf planet) and is the most distant planet known to us. Eris was one of the first dwarf planets to be discovered. It is almost the same size as Pluto. Eris Profile Interesting Eris Facts Eris was discovered on 5th January 2005. It has been … Read more

Deimos Facts

Deimos Facts - Mar's Moon

Deimos is the outermost and smaller martian moon. With a radius of 6.2 km, Deimos is one of the smallest moons in the Solar System. It is named after the Greek god of terror who is a son of Ares and Aphrodite and twin of Phobos. Deimos Profile Interesting Deimos Facts Deimos is one of … Read more