Saturn's Moons

Saturn has 62 known moons as of April 2009, the largest of which is Titan. Other major moons include Enceladus, Iapetus, and Mimas, the so-called "Death Star moon."


Saturn's Moons Saturn has 62 known moons.
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Making Methane Too much methane on a big moon Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Changing Seasons Changing seasons on a cold world Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Cloudy Skies Cloudy skies on a cold moon Monday, November 10, 2014
Through the Haze Seeing through the haze on a cold moon Sunday, November 9, 2014
Moon and Saturn Building a new moon around Saturn Saturday, September 27, 2014
Venus and Jupiter A cold layer cake for a big moon Friday, August 15, 2014
Moon and Saturn Saturn’s moons take a beating Monday, August 4, 2014
Moon and Saturn Arriving at a fascinating destination Tuesday, June 10, 2014
More Saturn at Opposition Churning the seas of another world Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Moon and Saturn A varied entourage of moons Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Moon and Saturn Sculpting the rings of Saturn Thursday, February 20, 2014
Moon and Saturn Diving into a possible water world Monday, August 12, 2013
Moon and Saturn Changing seasons on two worlds Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Moon and Saturn Sharing tracks around a giant planet Friday, March 29, 2013
Moon and Saturn Wrapped in a magnetic embrace Friday, March 1, 2013
Ice Volcanoes Icy eruptions on an icy moon Friday, November 23, 2012
Cold Oasis Filling up a desert oasis Thursday, November 22, 2012
‘Young’ Moon A moon that doesn’t look its age Wednesday, November 21, 2012
‘Titanic’ Discoveries II Getting to know a distant moon Tuesday, November 20, 2012
‘Titanic’ Discoveries A big moon keeps its secrets Monday, November 19, 2012
Water Worlds: Titan A world with a really deep ocean Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Dune Worlds Giant sand dunes on alien worlds Friday, August 31, 2012
Moving Clouds Clouds that move with the seasons Sunday, May 6, 2012
Humid Skies Measuring the humidity on a cold world Saturday, May 5, 2012
More Moon and Companions A warm blanket on a frigid moon Friday, May 4, 2012
Moon and Companions Floating through an alien sky Thursday, May 3, 2012
Titan Cold rains and dark lakes on a chilly world Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Saturn at Opposition Looking back toward home Saturday, April 14, 2012
Saturnian Encounters A busy week of moon-hopping Monday, March 26, 2012
Cassini at Enceladus Streaking past a solar-system treasure Saturday, November 5, 2011
Moon and Saturn A two-toned walnut of a moon Thursday, July 7, 2011
More Saturn's Rings Filling a gap in Saturn's rings Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Soggy Moon Changing weather on an icy moon Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Moon and Saturn Heating up a Saturnian moon Friday, May 13, 2011
Moon and Companions Follow the ice-crystal road Saturday, April 16, 2011
Moon and Companions Wisps of "air" for an icy moon Sunday, February 20, 2011
Titan IV Sailing an alien sea Thursday, January 27, 2011
Titan III A "great" lake on a frigid moon Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Titan II Stirring up a lively brew Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Titan A remarkably familiar world Monday, January 24, 2011
Moon and Saturn Diving into a Perrier ocean Monday, December 27, 2010
Moon and Companions Dipping into some chilly lakes Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Life in the Solar System III A smelly abode for life Thursday, September 9, 2010
Life in the Solar System II Living in an ice cube Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Mars and Saturn Flying saucers patrol Saturn's rings Thursday, July 29, 2010
Moon and Saturn Escaping from an icy moon Saturday, May 22, 2010
Helene Flying past a powdery moon Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Moon and Saturn Blowing smoke at one of the moons of Saturn Monday, February 1, 2010
Stormy Titan Cold, rainy skies on a distant world Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Bigger Than Mercury Two moons that outrank a planet Wednesday, December 16, 2009
More Moon and Saturn A scary moon of Saturn Thursday, November 12, 2009
Venus and Saturn Looking at the moons of Saturn Monday, October 12, 2009
Moon and Saturn A big family for a big planet Saturday, June 27, 2009
Arrival at Saturn A "battleship" sails into new waters Thursday, June 11, 2009
Moon and Saturn Building new landscape on an icy moon Saturday, May 30, 2009
Moon and Saturn Locking a cold atmosphere in place Wednesday, February 11, 2009

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Sunlight glints off a hydrocarbon lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn
World of Lakes Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Cassini view of a crescent Titan, largest moon of Saturn
Hazy Skies Sunday, November 9, 2014
Possible image of a moon being born in Saturn's rings
New Moon Rising? Saturday, September 27, 2014
Giant impact craters on Saturn's moons Mimas and Tethys
Survivors Monday, August 4, 2014
Cassini spacecraft passes Titan
A Decade at Saturn Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Cassini image of a possible satellite growing in the outer regions of Saturn's r
Giving Birth? Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Cassini view of the cracked crust of Saturn's moon Dione
Cracked Up Monday, August 12, 2013
Clouds above the south pole of Titan
Titanic Vortex Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Ligeia Mare, one of the largest lakes on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn
Storms Ahead? Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Cassini views Saturn's magnetic field
Solar Sculptor Friday, March 1, 2013
Cassini images of Dione, Rhea
Saturnian Two-Fer Thursday, December 27, 2012
Cassini view of a crescent Titan
Enigmatic Moon Monday, November 19, 2012
A Cassini view of Saturn and its largest moon, Titan
Planetary Duet Thursday, June 21, 2012
Saturn's moon Titan floats in front of the giant planet
Moon on a String Friday, May 11, 2012
Two views of Saturn's outermost ring
Wiggly Ring Thursday, April 26, 2012
Saturn's battered moon Tethys seen by the Cassini Spacecraft, April 14, 2012
Wrinkly Moon Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Water geysers from the south pole of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn
Leaking Moon Monday, March 26, 2012
Saturn's moons Titan and Dione above Saturn, with Saturn's rings
Saturnian Traffic Jam Monday, December 26, 2011
Cassini view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in front of the planet's rings
Saturnian Encounter Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Cassini view of Iapetus, a moon of Saturn
Two-Toned Moon Thursday, July 7, 2011
Cassini view of geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus squirting far into space
Faithful Geysers Friday, May 13, 2011
Geysers on Enceladus
Fizzy Moon? Monday, December 27, 2010
Enceladus passes in front of Saturn's rings
Saturnian Iceball Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Sun glints off a lake on Saturn's moon Titan
Sparkling Lake Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Cassini image of Saturn's moon Mimas, October 2010
Scarface Monday, October 25, 2010
Cassini snapped views of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys.
Two Moons Rising Monday, August 16, 2010
Two moons of Saturn are shaped like flying saucers, as seen by Cassini.
Flying Saucers! Thursday, July 29, 2010
The largest lake in the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan.
Big (Foot) Lake Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Dione, one of the moons of Saturn, passes in front of the larger moon Titan.
Just Passing By Wednesday, June 30, 2010
The Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of Saturn's moon Rhea from a distance
Close Moon Monday, June 7, 2010
Peek-A-Boo Moon Thursday, March 11, 2010
'Leaking' Moon Monday, March 1, 2010
Death Star Moon Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Battered Moon Thursday, November 12, 2009
Wide Slice Saturday, June 27, 2009
Unruly Flock Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Paying a Call Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Saturnian Shower Friday, October 24, 2008
Into the Shadow Monday, September 1, 2008
Wrinkled Skin Wednesday, August 13, 2008
Titanic Energy Sunday, May 11, 2008
Drizzly Skies Thursday, April 17, 2008
Flip Side Monday, March 17, 2008
Cold Shower Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Saturnian Tableau Thursday, January 24, 2008
Close Encounter Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Walnut Moon Sunday, September 9, 2007
Saturnian Double Feature Tuesday, August 28, 2007
From Sea to Shining Sea Friday, March 23, 2007
Half-Way Point Monday, July 3, 2006
Seeing Yellow Saturday, June 3, 2006
Saturnian Pas de Deux Wednesday, May 3, 2006
Just Passing By Thursday, March 30, 2006
Ring Skipping Thursday, March 16, 2006
Hazy Skies Saturday, February 11, 2006


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