Planets/Stars

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Planets & Their Moons[edit]

Mercury[edit]

  • (no moons)

Venus[edit]

  • (no moons)

Earth[edit]

  • The Moon

Mars[edit]

  • Phobos
  • Deimos

Jupiter[edit]

Orbital Order Name Diameter (km) Mass (x 10^16kg) Orbital Period Discovered Discoverer
1 Metis 45 3.6 +7h 4m 29s 1979 Synnott
2 Adrastea 17 0.2 +7h 9m 30s 1979 Jewitt
3 Amalthea 175 208 +11h 57m 23s 1892 Barnard
4 Thebe 100 43 +16h 11m 17s 1979 Synnott
5 Io 3642 8931900 +1.7691 1610 Galilei
6 Europa 3121.6 4800000 +3.5512 1610 Galilei
7 Ganymede 5262.4 14819000 +7.1546 1610 Galilei
8 Callisto 4820.6 10759000 +16.689 1610 Galilei
9 Themisto 8 0.069 +129.87 1975/2000 Kowal & Roemer/
10 Leda 16 0.6 +240.82 1974 Kowal
11 Himalia 170 670 +250.23 1904 Perrine
12 Lysithea 36 6.3 +259.89 1938 Nicholson
13 Elara 86 87 +257.62 1905 Perrine
14 Dia 4 0.009 +287.93 2001 Sheppard et al.
15 Carpo 3 0.0045 +458.62 2003 Sheppard et al.
16 S/2003 J 12 1 0.00015 -482.69 2003 Sheppard et al.
17 Euporie 2 0.0015 -538.78 2002 Sheppard et al.
18 S/2003 J 3 2 0.0015 -561.52 2003 Sheppard et al.
19 S/2003 J 18 2 0.0015 -569.73 2003 Gladman et al.
20 S/2011 J 1 1 -582.22 2011 Sheppard et al.
21 S/2010 J 2 1 -588.36 2010 Veillet
22 Thelxinoe 2 0.0015 -597.61 2003 Sheppard et al.
23 Euanthe 3 0.0045 -598.09 2002 Sheppard et al.
24 Helike 4 0.009 -601.40 2003 Sheppard et al.
25 Orthosie 2 0.0015 -602.62 2002 Sheppard et al.
26 Iocaste 5 0.019 -609.43 2001 Sheppard et al.
27 S/2003 J 16 2 0.0015 -610.36 2003 Gladman et al.
28 Praxidike 7 0.043 -613.90 2001 Sheppard et al.
29 Harpalyke 4 0.012 -624.54 2001 Sheppard et al.
30 Mneme 2 0.0015 -627.48 2003 Gladman et al.
31 Hermippe 4 0.009 -629.81 2002 Sheppard et al.
32 Thyone 4 0.009 -639.80 2002 Sheppard et al.
33 Ananke 28 3 -640.38 1951 Nicholson
34 Herse 2 0.0015 -672.75 2003 Gladman et al.
35 Aitne 3 0.0045 -679.64 2002 Sheppard et al.
36 Kale 2 0.0015 -685.32 2002 Sheppard et al.
37 Taygete 5 0.016 -686.67 2001 Sheppard et al.
38 S/2003 J 19 2 0.0015 -699.12 2003 Gladman et al.
39 Chaldene 4 0.0075 -699.33 2001 Sheppard et al.
40 S/2003 J 15 2 0.0015 -699.68 2003 Sheppard et al.
41 S/2003 J 10 2 0.0015 -700.13 2003 Sheppard et al.
42 S/2003 J 23 2 0.0015 -700.54 2004 Sheppard et al.
43 Erinome 3 0.0045 -711.96 2001 Sheppard et al.
44 Aoede 4 0.009 -714.66 2003 Sheppard et al.
45 Kallichore 2 0.0015 -717.81 2003 Sheppard et al.
46 Kalyke 5 0.019 -721.02 2001 Sheppard et al.
47 Carme 46 13 -763.95 1938 Nicholson
48 Callirrhoe 9 0.087 -727.11 2000 Spahr, Scotti
49 Eurydome 3 0.0045 -723.36 2002 Sheppard et al.
50 S/2011 J 2 1 -725.06 2011 Sheppard et al.
51 Pasithee 2 0.0015 -726.93 2002 Sheppard et al.
52 S/2010 J 1 2 -722.83 2010 Jacobson et al.
53 Kore 2 0.0015 -776.02 2003 Sheppard et al.
54 Cyllene 2 0.0015 -731.10 2003 Sheppard et al.
55 Eukelade 4 0.009 -735.20 2003 Sheppard et al.
56 S/2003 J 4 2 0.0015 -739.29 2003 Sheppard et al.
57 Pasiphae 60 30 -739.80 1908 Melotte
58 Hegemone 3 0.0045 -745.50 2003 Sheppard et al.
59 Arche 3 0.0045 -746.19 2002 Sheppard et al.
60 Isonoe 4 0.0075 -750.13 2001 Sheppard et al.
61 S/2003 J 9 1 0.00015 -752.84 2003 Sheppard et al.
62 S/2003 J 5 4 0.009 -758.34 2003 Sheppard et al.
63 Sinope 38 7.5 -739.33 1914 Nicholson
64 Sponde 2 0.0015 -771.60 2002 Sheppard et al.
65 Autonoe 4 0.009 -772.17 2002 Sheppard et al.
66 Megaclite 5 0.021 -792.44 2001 Sheppard et al.
67 S/2003 J 2 2 0.0015 -1077.02 2003 Sheppard et al.

Saturn[edit]

  • Titan
  • Rhea
  • Iapetus
  • Dione
  • Tethys
  • Enceladus
  • Mimas
  • Hyperion
  • Prometheus
  • Pandora
  • Phoebe
  • Janus
  • Epimetheus
  • Helene
  • Telesto
  • Calypso
  • Atlas
  • Pan
  • Ymir
  • Paaliaq
  • Siarnaq
  • Tarvos
  • Kiviuq
  • Ijiraq
  • Thrym
  • Skadi
  • Mundilfari
  • Erriapo
  • Albiorix
  • Suttung
  • plus others yet to receive names

Uranus[edit]

  • Cordelia
  • Ophelia
  • Bianca
  • Cressida
  • Desdemona
  • Juliet
  • Portia
  • Rosalind
  • Belinda
  • Puck
  • Miranda
  • Ariel
  • Umbriel
  • Titania
  • Oberon
  • Caliban
  • Sycorax
  • Prospero
  • Setebos
  • Stephano
  • Trinculo
  • plus others yet to receive names

Neptune[edit]

  • Triton
  • Nereid
  • Naiad
  • Thalassa
  • Despina
  • Galatea
  • Larissa
  • Proteus
  • plus others yet to receive names

Pluto[edit]

(although not strictly a planet any more, has been known as one for quite a while)

  • Charon
  • Hydra
  • Nix
  • Kerberos
  • Styx

Moons/Asteroids[edit]

  • Luna
  • Phobos
  • Deimos
  • Ceres
  • Pallas
  • Vesta
  • Juno
  • Ganymede
  • Io
  • Europa
  • Callisto
  • Titan
  • Mimas
  • Enceladus
  • Tethys
  • Dione
  • Iapetus
  • Rhea
  • Hyperion
  • Miranda
  • Ariel
  • Umbriel
  • Titania
  • Oberon
  • Triton
  • Charon
  • Sedna
  • Calypso
  • Janus
  • Phoebe
  • Pandora

Stars[edit]

(For a longer list, please see 57 Selected Stars for Navigation)

  • Sol
  • Aldebaran
  • Altair
  • Antares
  • Arcturus
  • Betelgeuse
  • Canopus
  • Capella
  • Castor
  • Deneb
  • Markab
  • Polaris
  • Pollux
  • Procyon
  • Rigel
  • Sirius
  • Spica
  • Vega

See Also[edit]