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Sun, Planet and Satellite Data

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Historical Data

Name#OrbitsDateDiscoverer
Sun---
MercuryISun--
VenusIISun--
EarthIIISun--
MoonIEarth--
MarsIVSun--
PhobosIMars1877Asaph Hall
DeimosIIMars1877Asaph Hall
JupiterVSun--
MetisXVIJupiter1979Stephen Synnott
AdrasteaXVJupiter1979D. Jewitt & E. Danielson
AmaltheaVJupiter1892Edward Emerson Barnard
ThebeXIVJupiter1979Stephen Synnott
IoIJupiter1610Simon Marius & Galileo Galilei
EuropaIIJupiter1610Simon Marius & Galileo Galilei
GanymedeIIIJupiter1610Simon Marius & Galileo Galilei
CallistoIVJupiter1610Simon Marius & Galileo Galilei
LedaXIIIJupiter1974C. Kowal
HimaliaVIJupiter1904C. Perrine
LysitheaXJupiter1938S. Nicholson
ElaraVIIJupiter1905C. Perrine
AnankeXIIJupiter1951S. Nicholson
CarmeXIJupiter1938S. Nicholson
PasiphaeVIIIJupiter1908P. Melotte
SinopeIXJupiter1914S. Nicholson
SaturnVISun--
PanXVIIISaturn1990Mark R. Showalter
AtlasXVSaturn1980R. Terrile
PrometheusXVISaturn1980S. Collins & others
PandoraXVIISaturn1980S. Collins & others
EpimetheusXISaturn1980R. Walker
JanusXSaturn1966Audouin Dollfus
MimasISaturn1789William Herschel
EnceladusIISaturn1789William Herschel
TethysIIISaturn1684Giovanni Domenico Cassini
TelestoXIIISaturn1980B. Smith & others
CalypsoXIVSaturn1980B. Smith & others
DioneIVSaturn1684Giovanni Domenico Cassini
HeleneXIISaturn1980P. Laques & J. Lecacheus
RheaVSaturn1672Giovanni Domenico Cassini
TitanVISaturn1655Christiaan Huygens
HyperionVIISaturn1848William Cranch Bond
IapetusVIIISaturn1671Giovanni Domenico Cassini
PhoebeIXSaturn1898William Henry Pickering
UranusVIISun1781William Herschel
CordeliaVIUranus1986Voyager 2
OpheliaVIIUranus1986Voyager 2
BiancaVIIIUranus1986Voyager 2
CressidaIXUranus1986Voyager 2
DesdemonaXUranus1986Voyager 2
JulietXIUranus1986Voyager 2
PortiaXIIUranus1986Voyager 2
RosalindXIIIUranus1986Voyager 2
BelindaXIVUranus1986Voyager 2
PuckXVUranus1985Stephen Synnott
MirandaVUranus1948Gerard Kuiper
ArielIUranus1851William Lassell
UmbrielIIUranus1851William Lassell
TitaniaIIIUranus1787William Herschel
OberonIVUranus1787William Herschel
NeptuneVIIISun1846Johann Gotfried Galle
NaiadIIINeptune1989Voyager 2
ThalassaIVNeptune1989Voyager 2
DespinaVNeptune1989Voyager 2
GalateaVINeptune1989Voyager 2
LarissaVIINeptune1989Stephen Synnott
ProteusVIIINeptune1989Stephen Synnott
TritonINeptune1846William Lassell
NereidIINeptune1949Gerard Kuiper
PlutoIXSun1930Clyde W. Tombaugh
CharonIPluto1978J. Christy
Key:
Name          Name of the planet or satellite.
Orbits        Sun or planet about which it orbits.
Date          Date of discovery.
Discoverer    Discoverer.

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