Moons

REALSPACE: Weirdest. Moon. Ever.

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Saturn has sixty-three (known) moons. Actually, since the rings are made up of tiny solid objects, the planet *technically* has quadrillions of moons, but for our purposes it's got sixty three that you can point at and say, "Hey, that's not a ring!" These range from small ones a half-mile across all the way up to Titan, the second-largest moon in the solar system (Larger than the planet Mercury). Most of them are pretty dinky, though. Only 13 are larger than thirty miles across, and only seven of these have enough mass for their own gravity to pull them into a ball shape.

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