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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 February 19, 2016

Saturn's rings

Saturn February 10, 2016

Radio Programs

More Moon and Planets A moon that’s lucky to be around November 19, 2020

Moon and Saturn A moon sneaks away from its planet September 25, 2020

Moon and Saturn Dipping into an intriguing ocean February 19, 2020

Venus and Saturn Saturn takes a slim lead December 12, 2019

Moon and Saturn Buzzing around a chilly moon September 8, 2019

Moon and Saturn Coating the moons of Saturn June 18, 2019

Moon and Saturn Painting stripes on a moon March 28, 2019

Moon and Saturn Dusting a distant moon December 8, 2018

Moon and Saturn Cold rains on a chilly world November 10, 2018

Moon and Saturn A giant bubble around a giant planet October 14, 2018

Moon and Saturn Chipping off new moons August 20, 2018

Exploring Saturn Getting to know a giant planet September 13, 2017

Moon and Saturn Cracking the ice on a frozen moon August 2, 2017

Moon and Saturn A moon with a two-faced appearance May 12, 2017

Last Visit A final visit to a big moon April 20, 2017

Moon and Planets Rafting on a distant moon November 1, 2016

Moon and Companions Adding up the moons September 8, 2016

Moon and Companions A little moon with big appeal August 12, 2016

Moon and Saturn Looking through the smog July 15, 2016

Saturn Opposition III Figuring out the age of Saturn’s rings June 3, 2016

Featured Images

The moons Titan and Dione in front of Saturn

Hazy Moon June 8, 2020

Enceladus passes in front of Saturn's rings

Ocean World February 19, 2020

Hubble Space Telescope image of Saturn and several of its moons

Just Spinning Along September 16, 2018

Cassini view of Titan lakes, clouds

Cold Moon May 30, 2018

Fountains from Enceladus

Cold fountains January 17, 2018

Enceladus sets behind Saturn

Saying Goodbye September 15, 2017

Cassini view of Saturn's moon Tethys against the planet's clouds and rings

Death Star Moon August 2, 2017

The moon Daphnis stirs up Saturn's rings

Making Waves June 12, 2017

Saturn's moon Iapetus

Two-Faced Moon May 5, 2017

Canyons and lakes on Saturn's moon Titan

Cold Canyons October 31, 2016

Cassini infrared view of Titan

Through the Smog July 15, 2016

Cassini views the moon Enceladus passing in front of Saturn

Last Look December 23, 2015

Plumes of ice and water shoot into space from Enceladus, a moon of Saturn

Getting Wet October 27, 2015

Cassini view of north polar region of Enceladus

Headin' North October 15, 2015

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus (background) slides behind Dione

Two-Fer September 18, 2015

August 17, 2015, view of Saturn's moon Dione in front of the giant planet

Last Visit August 18, 2015

Two views of Saturn's moon Dione from Cassini

Near and Far June 18, 2015

The Huygens probe arrives at Titan in 2005

Cold Landing January 14, 2015

Sunlight glints off a hydrocarbon lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn

World of Lakes November 11, 2014

Cassini view of a crescent Titan, largest moon of Saturn

Hazy Skies November 9, 2014

Possible image of a moon being born in Saturn's rings

New Moon Rising? September 27, 2014

Giant impact craters on Saturn's moons Mimas and Tethys

Survivors August 4, 2014

Cassini spacecraft passes Titan

A Decade at Saturn June 10, 2014

Cassini image of a possible satellite growing in the outer regions of Saturn's r

Giving Birth? April 15, 2014

Cassini view of the cracked crust of Saturn's moon Dione

Cracked Up August 12, 2013

Clouds above the south pole of Titan

Titanic Vortex June 19, 2013

Ligeia Mare, one of the largest lakes on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn

Storms Ahead? May 22, 2013

Cassini views Saturn's magnetic field

Solar Sculptor March 1, 2013

Cassini images of Dione, Rhea

Saturnian Two-Fer December 27, 2012

Cassini view of a crescent Titan

Enigmatic Moon November 19, 2012

A Cassini view of Saturn and its largest moon, Titan

Planetary Duet June 21, 2012

Saturn's moon Titan floats in front of the giant planet

Moon on a String May 11, 2012

Two views of Saturn's outermost ring

Wiggly Ring April 26, 2012

Saturn's battered moon Tethys seen by the Cassini Spacecraft, April 14, 2012

Wrinkly Moon April 17, 2012

Water geysers from the south pole of Enceladus, a moon of Saturn

Leaking Moon March 26, 2012

Saturn's moons Titan and Dione above Saturn, with Saturn's rings

Saturnian Traffic Jam December 26, 2011

Cassini view of Saturn's moon Enceladus in front of the planet's rings

Saturnian Encounter October 25, 2011

Cassini view of Iapetus, a moon of Saturn

Two-Toned Moon July 7, 2011

Cassini view of geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus squirting far into space

Faithful Geysers May 13, 2011

Geysers on Enceladus

Fizzy Moon? December 27, 2010

Enceladus passes in front of Saturn's rings

Saturnian Iceball December 8, 2010

Sun glints off a lake on Saturn's moon Titan

Sparkling Lake November 30, 2010

Cassini image of Saturn's moon Mimas, October 2010

Scarface October 25, 2010

Cassini snapped views of Saturn's moons Enceladus and Tethys.

Two Moons Rising August 16, 2010

Two Moons Rising August 16, 2010

Two moons of Saturn are shaped like flying saucers, as seen by Cassini.

Flying Saucers! July 29, 2010

The largest lake in the southern hemisphere of Saturn's moon Titan.

Big (Foot) Lake July 27, 2010

Dione, one of the moons of Saturn, passes in front of the larger moon Titan.

Just Passing By June 30, 2010

The Cassini spacecraft snapped this image of Saturn's moon Rhea from a distance

Close Moon June 7, 2010

Peek-A-Boo Moon March 11, 2010

'Leaking' Moon March 1, 2010

Death Star Moon February 17, 2010