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Moons in Our Solar System

There are 181 known moons in our Solar System which are orbiting planets and drawf planets. Despite there being so many moons not every planet or drawf planet has a moon. A table of planets and drawf planets with the number of moons is below.

The number of moons by Planet

PlanetNo. of Moons
Mercury0
Venus0
Earth1
Mars2
Jupiter67
Saturn62
Uranus27
Neptune14

The number of moons by Drawf Planet

Drawf PlanetNo. of Moons
Ceres0
Haumea2
Makemake0
Eris1

A list of Moons in our Solar System

A list of all the moons in the solar system can be found below.

MoonPlanetYear FoundDiscovererDistance from Planet (km)Diameter (km)Orbit (days)
Moon (or Luna)Earth--384,4003,47527.322
DeimosMars1877A. Hall23,46081.263
PhobosMars1877A. Hall9,27028 X 200.319
AdrasteaJupiter1979Jewitt & Danielson128,98026 X 160.298
AitneJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,547,0003736
AmaltheaJupiter1892E. Barnard181,300262 X 1340.498
AnankeJupiter1951S. Nicholson21,200,00020631
AoedeJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,807,6554748.8
ArcheJupiter2002S. Sheppard23,064,0003715.6
AutonoeJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,122,0004753
CallistoJupiter1610Galileo1,883,0004,80016.689
CarmeJupiter1938S. Nicholson22,600,00030692
CallirrhoeJupiter2000Spacewatch Project Minor Planet Center24,200,00010774
CarpoJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna17,100,0003456.5
ChaldeneJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,179,0003.8741
CylleneJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,000,0002737.8
ElaraJupiter1905C. Perrine11,737,00080259.65
ErinomeJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,279,0003.2672
EuantheJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna21,017,0003622
EukeladeJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,557,2954746.4
EuporieJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna19,394,0002534
EuropaJupiter1610Galileo670,90031263.551
EurydomeJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,219,0003713
GanymedeJupiter1610Galileo1,070,00052767.155
HarpalykeJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier21,105,0004.3595
HegemoneJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,514,0953781.6
HelikeJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna10,972,8304233.8
HermippeJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna21,252,0004630
HimaliaJupiter1904C. Perrine11,480,000170250.57
IoJupiter1610Galileo421,6003,6291.769
IocasteJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier21,269,0005.2657
IsononeJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,217,0003.8712
KaleJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,124,0002609
KallichoreJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna22,395,3902683
KalykeJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,583,0005.2760
KoreJupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,543,0002779.2
LedaJupiter1974C. Kowal11,094,00010238.72
LysitheaJupiter1938S. Nicholson11,720,00024259.22
MagacliteJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,806,0005.4771
MetisJupiter1979S. Sunnott127,960400.295
MnemeJupiter2003Scott S. Sheppard & B. Gladman21,069,0002620.04
OrthosieJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna21,168,0002617
PasiphaeJupiter1908P. Melotte23,500,00036735
PasitheeJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,029,0002715
PraxidikeJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier21,147,0006.8632
SinopeJupiter1914S. Nicholson23,700,70028758
SpondeJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,808,0002732
S/2000 J11Jupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier12,555,0004284.3
S/2003 J2Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna28,570,4102982.5
S/2003 J3Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna18,339,8852504
S/2003 J4Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna23,257,9202723.2
S/2003 J5Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,084,1804759.7
S/2003 J9Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna22,441,6801683
S/2003 J10Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna24,249,6002767
S/2003 J12Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna19,002,4801533.3
S/2003 J15Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna22,000,0002668.4
S/2003 J16Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna21,000,0002595.4
S/2003 J17Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna22,000,0002690.3
S/2003 J18Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna20,700,0002606.3
S/2003 J19Jupiter2003S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna22,800,0002701.3
S/2003 J 23Jupiter2003Scott S. Sheppard23,563,0002732.44
TaygeteJupiter2000S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, Y. Fernandez, & G. Magnier23,360,0005687
ThebeJupiter1979S. Synnott221,9001000.675
ThelxinoeJupiter2003Scott S. Sheppard & B. Gladman21,162,0002628.09
ThemistoJupiter1975C. Kowal & E. Roemer7,507,0008130.07
ThyoneJupiter2001S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, & J. Kleyna21,312,0004615
AegirSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna20,735,00061,116.50
AlbiorixSaturn2000Gladman et al.16,392,00030783
AntheSaturn2004Cassini Imaging Team197,70011.04
AtlasSaturn1980R. Terrile137,64037 X 270.602
BebhionnSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna17,119,0006834.8
BergelmirSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna19,338,00061,005.90
BestlaSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna20,129,00071,083.60
CalypsoSaturn1980B. Smith294,66030 X 161.888
DaphnisSaturn2005Cassini Imaging Science Team136,50070.594
DioneSaturn1684G. Cassini377,40011202.737
EnceladusSaturn1789W. Herschel238,0204981.37
EpimetheusSaturn1966R. Walker151,422138 X 1100.694
ErriapoSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers17,611,00010871.17
FarbautiSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna20,390,00051,086.10
FenrirSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna22,453,00041,260.30
FornjotSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna25,108,00061,490.90
GreipSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna18,206,0006921.2
HatiSaturn2005D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna19,856,00061,038.70
HeleneSaturn1980Laques & Lecacheux377,40036 X 282.737
HyperionSaturn1848W. Bond1,481,000360 X 22621.277
HyrokkinSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna18,437,0008931.8
IapetusSaturn1671G. Cassini3,561,300143679.3215
IjiraqSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers11,440,00014451.48
JanusSaturn1966A. Dollfus151,472190 X 1540.695
JarnsaxaSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna18,811,0006964.7
KariSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna22,118,00071,233.60
KiviuqSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers11,365,00017449.22
LogeSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna23,065,00061,312.00
MethoneSaturn2004C.C. Porco et al./Cassini194,00031.01
MimasSaturn1789W. Herschel185,5203980.942
MundilfariSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers18,709,0007951.38
NarviSaturn2003Scott S. Sheppard, David Jewitt, and Jan Kleyna18,719,0008956.2
PaaliaqSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers15,199,00025686.92
PalleneSaturn2004C.C. Porco et al./Cassini211,00041.14
PanSaturn1990M. Showalter133,63019.320.575
PandoraSaturn1980S. Collins141,700110 X 620.629
PhoebeSaturn1898W. Pickering12,952,000220550.48
PolydeucesSaturn2004C.C. Porco et al./Cassini377,40042.74
PrometheusSaturn1980S. Collins139,350148 X 680.613
RheaSaturn1672G. Cassini527,04015284.518
SiarnaqSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers18,160,00045893.07
SkathiSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers15,645,0008728.93
SkollSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna17,665,0006878.3
SurturSaturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna22,707,00061,297.70
SuttungrSaturn2000Gladman et al.19,470,00071016.8
S/2004 S07Saturn2004D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna19,800,00061,103
S/2004 S12Saturn2004D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna19,650,00051,048
S/2004 S13Saturn2004D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna18,450,0006906
S/2004 S17Saturn2004D. Jewitt, S. Sheppard, J. Kleyna18,600,0004986
S/2006 S1Saturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna18,981,1356970
S/2006 S3Saturn2006S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna21,132,00061,142
S/2007 S2Saturn2007S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna16,560,0006800
S/2007 S3Saturn2007S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna20,518,50051,100
TarqeqSaturn2007S. Sheppard, D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna18,009,0007887.5
TarvosSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers18,239,00016925.7
TelestoSaturn1980B. Smith294,66030 X 161.888
TethysSaturn1684G. Cassini294,66010601.888
ThrymrSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers20,470,00071088.89
TitanSaturn1655C. Huygens1,221,850515015.945
YmirSaturn2000Intl. Team of 8 Astronomers23,096,000201312.37
ArielUranus1851W. Lassell191,24011602.52
BelindaUranus1986Voyager 275,260660.624
BiancaUranus1986Voyager 275,260420.433
CalibanUranus1997Gladman, Nicholson, Burns, & Kavelaars7,200,00080579.5
CordeliaUranus1986Voyager 249,750260.335
CressidaUranus1986Voyager 261,770620.464
CupidUranus2003M. Showalter & J. Lissauer74,800120.618
DesdemonaUranus1986Voyager 262,660540.474
FerdinandUranus2001M. Holman & B. Gladman et al20,901,000212,823.40
FranciscoUranus2001M. Holman & B. Gladman et al4,276,00022266.6
JulietUranus1986Voyager 264,360840.493
MabUranus2003M. Showalter & J. Lissauer97,734160.923
MargaretUranus2003S. Sheppard14,688,700111,694.80
MirandaUranus1948G. Kuiper129,7804721.414
OberonUranus1787W. Herschel582,600152613.463
OpheliaUranus1986Voyager 253,44030.40.3764
PerditaUranus1986E. Karkoschka/Voyager 276,420200.638
PortiaUranus1986Voyager 266,0851080.513
ProsperoUranus1999Kavelaars, Gladman, Holman et al16,256,000305.346
PuckUranus1985Voyager 286,0101540.762
RosalindUranus1986Voyager 269,941540.558
SetebosUranus1999Kavelaars, Gladman, Holman et al17,418,000472,234.80
StephanoUranus1999Kavelaars, Gladman, Holman et al8,004,00032677.4
SycoraxUranus1997Gladman, Nicholson, Burns, & Kavelaars12,200,0001601283.39
TitaniaUranus1787W. Herschel435,8401,5788.706
TrinculoUranus2001M. Holman, J. Kavelaars & D. Milisavljevic8,578,00010759
UmbrielUranus1851W. Lassel265,97011904.144
DespinaNeptune1989Voyager 262,0001600.4
GalateaNeptune1989Voyager 252,5001400.33
HalimedeNeptune2002M. Holman & J.J. Kavelaars15,686,000601,874.83
LarissaNeptune1989Voyager 273,6002000.56
LaomedeiaNeptune2002M. Holman & J.J. Kavelaars22,613,200382,980.40
NaiadNeptune1989Voyager 248,200500.3
NereidNeptune1949G. Kuiper5,513,400340360.16
NesoNeptune2002Holman & Gladman et al47,279,670609,007.10
ProteusNeptune1989Voyager 2117,6004201.12
PsamatheNeptune2003D. Jewitt, J. Kleyna & S. Sheppard46,738,000389,136.11
SaoNeptune2002M. Holman & J.J. Kavelaars22,337,190382,925.60
ThalassaNeptune1989Voyager 250,000900.31
TritonNeptune1846W. Lassel354,80027055.877
CharonCeres1978J. Christy19,5711,2076.387
NixCeres2005H.A. Weaver, S.A. Stern, et al.48,67544-13024.856
HydraCeres2005H.A. Weaver, S.A. Stern, et al.64,78044-13038.206
NamakaHaumea2005H.A. Weaver, S.A. Stern, et al.~39,000~17034.7
Hi'iakaHaumea2005H.A. Weaver, S.A. Stern, et al.49,500~31049.12
DysnomiaEris2005M. Brown, M. van Dam, A. Bouches, D. Le Mignant30,000-36,000~300~14

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