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THE SOLAR SYSTEM: CHOOSE A BODY


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            Sun  Mercury Venus  Earth  Mars  Asteroides   Jupiter               Saturn                 Uranus    Neptune  Pluto Kuiper belt 
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Click below on the selected satellite 

 Mercury:
 satellite?


 Venus:
 satellite?
 
Earth:
Moon
Satellites of Mars:

Phobos 1
Deimos 2
Satellites of Jupiter:

Io  1
Europa 2
Ganymede 3
Callisto 4
Amalthea 5
Himalia 6
Elara 7
Pasiphae 8
Sinope 9
Lysithea 10
Carme 11
(suite):
Ananke 12
Leda 13
Thebe 14
Adrastea 15
Metis 16

others "direct"

others "retro"
Satellites of Saturn:
Mimas 1
Enceladus 2
Tethys 3
Dione 4
Rhea 5
Titan 6
Hyperion 7
Iapetus 8
Phoebe 9
Janus 10
Epimetheus 11
Helene & P. 12

(suite):
Telesto 13
Calypso 14
Atlas 15
Prometheus 16
Pandora 17
Pan 18

sat. "transient"
others inner
others outer
Satellites of Uranus:

Ariel 1
Umbriel 2
Titania 3
Oberon 4
Miranda 5
Cordelia 6
Ophelia 7
Bianca 8

(suite):
Cressida  9
Desdemone 10
Juliette 11
Portia 12
Rosalinde 13
Belinda  14
Puck 15
others
Satellites of Neptune:

Triton 1
Nereide 2
Naiade 3
Thalassa 4
Despina 5
Galatea 6
Larissa 7
Proteus 8
others
Satellites of Pluto:

Charon 
Nix  
Hydra  
Kerberos  
Styx  

Pluto has been kept in spite it is no more a planet, because of its satellites


Click on a selected family of asteroids 

            Near Earth Objects             Main belt             Troyans             Centaurus             Kuiper belt            

Click on a selected asteroid

(4) Vesta (45) Eugenia (146) Lucina (216) Kleopatra (243)Ida (253) Mathilda (377) Campania (433) Eros (762) Pulcova (25143) Itokawa  
(951) Gaspra (1620) Geographos (3753) Cruithne (3939) Huruhata (4179) Toutatis (40747) 1999TK5 2003 TC 3 (9969) Braille (5535) Annefrank (50000) Quaoar (87) Sylvia

Until now (2014, November 11), 664 036 detected asteroids (of which 415 688 confirmed); one will find above the largest or the well-known.


Click on a selected comet

         
Halley Harrington-Abell      Shoemaker-Levy 9      55P/Temple-Tuttle      Devico      Hyakutake      Hale-Bopp      Lulin     
Wild 2      Borrely      Tempel 1      Wirtanen      Linear      West      Arend-Roland      Benett     
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