Satellites of the Giant Planets

Names & Mithology
Discovery data
Mean orbital elements
Physical parameters
Jupiter Satellite Data

Name                          a        i       e       Size Discoverer(s)(Year)
                             (km)      (deg)           (km)
                                  
XVI   Metis                   128100   0.021   0.001   44   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1980)
XV    Adrastea                128900   0.027   0.002   16   D.C. Jewitt, E. Danielson (1979)
V     Amalthea                181400   0.389   0.003   168  E.E. Barnard  (1892)
XIV   Thebe                   221900   1.070   0.018   98   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 1 (1980)
I     Io                      421800   0.036   0.000   3643 Galileo (1610)
II    Europa                  671100   0.467   0.000   3122 Galileo (1610)
III   Ganymede               1070400   0.172   0.001   5262 Galileo (1610)
IV    Callisto               1882700   0.307   0.007   4821 Galileo (1610)
XVIII Themisto   S/2000 J1#1 7507000   43.08   0.242   9    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000, IAUC 7525)
XIII  Leda                  11165000   27.46   0.164   18   C. Kowal (1974)
VI    Himalia               11461000   27.50   0.162   184  C. Perrine (1904)
X     Lysithea              11717000   28.30   0.112   38   S. Nicholson (1938)
VII   Elara                 11741000   26.63   0.217   78   C. Perrine (1905)
                 S/2000 J11 12555000   28.30   0.248   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XLVI  Carpo      S/2003 J20 17100000   55.1    0.295   3    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8125)
XXXIV Euporie    S/2001 J10 19302000   145.8   0.144   2    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXXV  Orthosie   S/2001 J9  20721000   145.9   0.281   2    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXXIII Euanthe   S/2001 J7  20799000   148.9   0.232   3    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXIX  Thyone     S/2001 J2  20940000   148.5   0.229   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XL    Mneme      S/2003 J21 20600000   148.0   0.208   2    S.S. Sheppard, B. Gladman (2003, IAUC 8138)
XXII  Harpalyke  S/2000 J5  21105000   148.6   0.226   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XXX   Hermippe   S/2001 J3  21131000   150.7   0.210   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXVII Praxidike  S/2000 J7  21147000   149.0   0.230   7    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XLII  Thelxinoe  S/2003 J22 20700000   151.1   0.233   2    S.S. Sheppard, B. Gladman (2004, IAUC 8276
XXIV  Iocaste    S/2000 J3  21269000   149.4   0.216   5    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XII   Ananke                21276000   148.9   0.244   28   S. Nicholson (1951)
XLIII Arche      S/2002 J1  22931000   165.0   0.259   3    S.S. Sheppard (2002, IAUC 8035)
XXXVIII Pasithee S/2001 J6  23096000   165.1   0.267   2    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXI   Chaldene   S/2000 J10 23179000   165.2   0.251   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XXXVII  Kale     S/2001 J8  23217000   165.0   0.260   2    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXVI  Isonoe     S/2000 J6  23217000   165.2   0.246   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XXXI  Aitne      S/2001 J11 23231000   165.1   0.264   3    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXV   Erinome    S/2000 J4  23279000   164.9   0.266   3    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XX    Taygete    S/2000 J9  23360000   165.2   0.252   5    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XI    Carme                 23404000   164.9   0.253   46   S. Nicholson (1938)
XXIII Kalyke     S/2000 J2  23583000   165.2   0.245   5    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
XLVII Eukelade   S/2003 J1  24557295   163.4   0.345   4    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
XLIV  Kallichore S/2003 J11 22395390   163.9   0.223   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8089)
XLV   Helike     S/2003 J6  20979105   156.1   0.157   4    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
XXXII Eurydome   S/2001 J4  22865000   150.3   0.276   3    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXVIII Autonoe   S/2001 J1  23039000   152.9   0.334   4    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
XXXVI Sponde     S/2001 J5  23487000   151.0   0.312   2    S.S. Sheppard et al (2001, MPEC 2002-J54)
VIII  Pasiphae              23624000   151.4   0.409   58   P. Melotte (1908)
XIX   Megaclite  S/2000 J8  23806000   152.8   0.421   6    S.S. Sheppard et al (2000)
IX    Sinope                23939000   158.1   0.250   38   S. Nicholson (1914)
XXXIX Hegemone   S/2003 J8  24514095   152.6   0.264   3    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8088)
XLI   Aoede      S/2003 J7  23807655   159.4   0.405   4    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
XVII  Callirrhoe S/1999 J1  24102000   147.1   0.283   7    J.V. Scotti et al (1999, IAUC 7460)
XLVIII Cyllene   S/2003 J13 24000000   141.0   0.412   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8116)
XLIX  Core       S/2003 J14 25000000   140.9   0.222   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8116)
                 S/2003 J2  28570410   151.8   0.380   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
                 S/2003 J3  18339885   143.7   0.241   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
                 S/2003 J4  23257920   144.9   0.204   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
                 S/2003 J5  24084180   165.0   0.210   4    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8087)
                 S/2003 J9  22441680   164.5   0.269   1    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8089)
                 S/2003 J10 24249600   164.1   0.214   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8089)
                 S/2003 J12 19002480   145.8   0.376   1    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8089)
                 S/2003 J15 22000000   140.8   0.110   2    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8116)
                 S/2003 J16 21000000   148.6   0.270   2    B. Gladman (2003, IAUC 8116)
                 S/2003 J17 22000000   163.7   0.190   2    B. Gladman (2003, IAUC 8116)
                 S/2003 J18 20700000   146.5   0.119   2    B. Gladman (2003, IAUC 8116)
                 S/2003 J19 22800000   162.9   0.334   2    B. Gladman (2003, IAUC 8125)
                 S/2003 J23 24055500   149.2   0.309   2    S.S. Sheppard, IAUC 8281)





Saturn Satellite Data
 
Name                           a        i       e      Size Discoverer(s)(Year)
                              (km)     (deg)           (km)
XVIII  Pan         S/1981 S13  133600  0.000   0.000   20   M. Showalter/Voyager 2 (1990) 
XXXV   Daphnis     S/2005 S1   136500  0.000   0.000   7    C.C. Porco et al./Cassini (2005, IAUC 8524)
XV     Atlas       S/1980 S28  137700  0.000   0.000   32   R. Terrile/Voyager 1 (1980)		       
XVI    Prometheus  S/1980 S27  139400  0.000   0.002   100  S.A. Collins/Voyager 1 (1980)	       
XVII   Pandora     S/1980 S26  141700  0.000   0.004   84   S.A. Collins/Voyager 1 (1980)	       
XI     Epimetheus  S/1980 S3   151400  0.335   0.021   119  J. Fountain et al. /Voyager 1 (1980)       
X      Janus       S/1980 S1   151500  0.165   0.007   178  A. Dollfus (1966, 1980)		       
I      Mimas                   185600  1.566   0.021   397  W. Herschel (1789)			       
XXXII  Methone     S/2004 S1   194000  0.000   0.000   3    C.C. Porco et al./Cassini (2004, IAUC 8389)
XLIX   Anthe       S/2007 S4   197700  0.1     0.001   1    C.C. Porco et al./Cassini (2004, IAUC 8857)
XXXIII Pallene     S/2004 S2   211000  0.000   0.000   4    C.C. Porco et al./Cassini (2004, IAUC 8389)
II     Enceladus               238100  0.010   0.000   499  W. Herschel (1789)			       
XIII   Telesto     S/1980 S13  294700  1.158   0.001   24   B. Smith et al./Voyager 1 (1980)	       
III    Tethys                  294700  0.168   0.000   1060 G.D. Cassini (1684)			       
XIV    Calypso     S/1980 S25  294700  1.473   0.001   19   D. Pascu et al. (1980)		        
IV     Dione                   377400  0.002   0.000   1118 C.C. Porco et al./Cassini (2004, IAUC 8432)
XII    Helene      S/1980 S6   377400  0.212   0.000   32   G.D. Cassini (1684)			       
XXXIV  Polydeuces  S/2004 S5   377400  0.000   0.000   4    P. Laques and J. Lecacheux (1980)	       
V      Rhea                    527100  0.327   0.001   1528 G.D. Cassini (1672)			       
VI     Titan                  1221900  1.634   0.029   5150 C. Huygens (1655)			       
VII    Hyperion               1464100  0.568   0.018   266  W. Bond, W. Lassell (1848)		       
VIII   Iapetus                3560800  7.570   0.028   1436 G.D. Cassini (1671)                        
XXIV   Kiviuq     S/2000 S5  11111000  45.71   0.334   16   B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7521)
XXII   Ijiraq     S/2000 S6  11124000  46.44   0.316   12   J.J. Kavelaars, B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7521)
IX     Phoebe                12944300  174.8   0.164   240  W. Pickering (1898)
XX     Paaliaq    S/2000 S2  15200000  45.13   0.364   22   B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7512)
XXVII  Skathi     S/2000 S8  15541000  152.6   0.270   8    J.J. Kavelaars, B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7538)
XXVI   Albiorix   S/2000 S11 16182000  33.98   0.478   32   M. Holman, T.B. Spahr (2000, IAUC 7545)
XXXVII Bebhionn   S/2004 S11 17119000  35.01   0.469   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XXVIII Erriapo    S/2000 S10 17343000  34.62   0.474   10   J.J. Kavelaars, B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7539)
XXIX   Siarnaq    S/2000 S3  17531000  45.56   0.295   40   B. Gladman, J.J. Kavelaars (2000, IAUC 7513)
XLVII  Skoll      S/2006 S8  17665000  161.2   0.464   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727 
XXI    Tarvos     S/2000 S4  17983000  33.82   0.531   15   J.J. Kavelaars, B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7513)
XLIV   Hyrokkin   S/2004 S19 18437000  151.4   0.333   8    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2004, IAUC 8727
XXV    Mundilfari S/2000 S9  18685000  167.3   0.210   7    B. Gladman, J.J. Kavelaars (2000, IAUC 7538)
XXXI   Narvi      S/2003 S1  19007000  145.8   0.431   7    S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8116)
XXXVIII Bergelmir S/2004 S15 19338000  158.5   0.142   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XXIII  Suttungr   S/2000 S12 19459000  175.8   0.114   7    B. Gladman, J.J. Kavelaars (2000, IAUC 7548)
XLIII  Hati       S/2004 S14 19856000  165.8   0.372   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XXXIX  Bestla     S/2004 S18 20129000  145.2   0.521   7    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XL     Farbauti   S/2004 S09 20390000  156.4   0.206   5    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XXX    Thrymr     S/2000 S7  20474000  176.0   0.470   7    B. Gladman, J.J. Kavelaars (2000, IAUC 7538)
XXXVI  Aegir      S/2004 S10 20735000  166.7   0.252   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XLV    Kari       S/2006 S2  22118000  156.3   0.478   7    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727
XLI    Fenrir     S/2004 S16 22453000  164.9   0.136   4    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
XLVIII Surtur     S/2006 S7  22707000  177.5   0.451   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727 
XIX    Ymir       S/2000 S1  23040000  173.1   0.335   18   B. Gladman (2000, IAUC 7512)
XLVI   Loge       S/2006 S5  23065000  167.9   0.187   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727 
XLII   Fornjot    S/2004 S08 25108000  170.4   0.206   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
                  S/2004 S07 19800000  165.1   0.580   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
                  S/2004 S12 19650000  164.0   0.401   5    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
                  S/2004 S13 18450000  167.4   0.273   6    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523)
                  S/2004 S17 18600000  166.6   0.259   4    D. Jewitt et al. (2005, IAUC 8523) 
                  S/2006 S1  18981135  154.2   0.130   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727
                  S/2006 S3  21132000  150.8   0.471   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727
LI     Greip      S/2006 S4  18105000  172.7   0.374   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727
L      Jarnsaxa   S/2006 S6  18600000  162.9   0.192   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2006, IAUC 8727
LII    Tarqeq     S/2007 S1  17920000   49.9   0.107   7    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2007, IAUC 8836
                  S/2007 S2  16560000  176.7   0.218   6    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2007, IAUC 8836
                  S/2007 S3  20518500  177.2   0.130   5    S. S. Sheppard, D. C. Jewitt, and J. Kleyna, 2007, IAUC 8836

Uranus Satellite Data
 
Name                          a        i       e       Size Discoverer(s)(Year)
                             (km)      (deg)           (km)
 
VI    Cordelia   S/1986 U7     49800   0.085   0.000   40   R. Terrile/Voyager 2 (1986)
VII   Ophelia    S/1986 U8     53800   0.104   0.010   42   R. Terrile/Voyager 2 (1986)
VIII  Bianca     S/1986 U9     59200   0.193   0.001   51   Voyager 2 (1986)
IX    Cressida   S/1986 U3     61800   0.006   0.000   80   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
X     Desdemona  S/1986 U6     62700   0.113   0.000   64   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
XI    Juliet     S/1986 U2     64400   0.065   0.001   93   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
XII   Portia     S/1986 U1     66100   0.059   0.000   135  S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
XIII  Rosalind   S/1980 S6     69900   0.279   0.000   72   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
XXVII Cupid      S/2003 U2     74800   0.000   0.000   10   M. R. Showalter, J. J. Lissauer (2003, IAUC 8209)
XIV   Belinda    S/1986 U5     75300   0.031   0.000   80   S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1986)
XXV   Perdita    S/1986 U10    76420   0.000   0.000   20   E. Karkoschka/Voyager 2 (1999, IAUC 7171)
XV    Puck       S/1985 U1     86000   0.319   0.000   162  S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1985)
XXVI  Mab        S/2003 U1     97734   0.000   0.000   10   M. R. Showalter, J. J. Lissauer (2003, IAUC 8209)
V     Miranda                 129900   4.338   0.001   471  G. Kuiper (1948)
I     Ariel                   190900   0.041   0.001   1158 W. Lassell (1851)
II    Umbriel                 266000   0.128   0.004   1169 W. Lassell (1851)
III   Titania                 436300   0.079   0.001   1578 W. Herschel (1787)
IV    Oberon                  583500   0.068   0.001   1522 W. Herschel (1787)
XXII  Francisco  S/2001 U3   4281000   147.6   0.143   12   M. Holman et al., Gladman et al. (2001, IAUC 8216, 7980)
XVI   Caliban    S/1997 U1   7231000   140.9   0.159   98   B.J. Gladman et al (1997)
XX    Stephano   S/1999 U2   8004000   144.1   0.230   20   B. Gladman et al. (1999, IAUC 7230)
XXI   Trinculo   S/2001 U1   8578000   167.0   0.208   10   M. Holman et al. (2001, IAUC 7980)
XVII  Sycorax    S/1997 U2  12179000   159.4   0.522   190  P.D. Nicholson et al. (1997)
XXIII Margaret   S/2003 U3  14688700    50.7   0.783   11   S. S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8217)
XVIII Prospero   S/1999 U3  16243000   152.0   0.443   30   M. Holman et al. (1999, IAUC 7248)
XIX   Setebos    S/1999 U1  17501000   158.2   0.584   30   J.J. Kavelaars et al. (1999, IAUC 7230)
XXIV  Ferdinand  S/2001 U2  21000000   167.3   0.426   12   M. Holman et al., B. Gladman et al. (2001, IAUC 8213)

Neptune Satellite Data
 
Name                          a        i       e       Size Discoverer(s)(Year)
                             (km)      (deg)           (km)
 
III   Naiad      S/1989 N6     48200   4.74    0.000   58   R. Terrile/Voyager 2 (1989)
IV    Thalassa   S/1989 N5     50100   0.205   0.000   80   R. Terrile/Voyager 2 (1989)
V     Despina    S/1989 N3     52500   0.065   0.000   148  S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1989)
VI    Galatea    S/1989 N4     62000   0.054   0.000   158  S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1989)
VII   Larissa    S/1989 N2     73500   0.201   0.001   192  H. Reitsema et al./Voyager 2 (1989)
VIII  Proteus    S/1989 N1    117600   0.039   0.000   416  S.P. Synnott/Voyager 2 (1989)
I     Triton                  354800   156.8   0.000   2706 W. Lassell (1846)
II    Nereid                 5513400   7.23    0.751   340  G. Kuiper (1949)
IX    Halimede   S/2002 N1  15686000   134.1   0.572   60   M. Holman et al. (2002, IAUC 8047)
XII   Laomedeia  S/2002 N3  20857000   44.10   0.500   48   M. Holman et al. (2002, IAUC 8047)
XI    Sao        S/2002 N2  22337190   52.74   0.137   38   M. Holman et al. (2002, IAUC 8047)
X     Psamathe   S/2003 N1  46738000   137.3   0.450   38   D.C. Jewitt, J. Kleyna, S.S. Sheppard (2003, IAUC 8193)
XIII  Neso       S/2002 N4  47279670   139.3   0.605   60   M. Holman et al., B. Gladman et al. (2002, IAUC 8213)
#1: Jupiter satellite S/2000 J1 (Themisto) = S/1975 J1.
#2: Saturn satellite S/2004 S2 (Pallene) = S/1981 S14.
a - The mean semi-major axis.
i - The mean inclination.
e - The mean eccentricity.
Size - The diameter of the object.