Planet Neptune has 14 moons. Triton, the largest moon, is a captured dwarf planet that is larger than Pluto. Triton at magnitude 13.4 can be viewed in a medium-to-large telescope.
Neptune's ring shepherd moons include Despina (Le Verrier Ring) and Galatea (Adams Ring).
Le Verrier Ring
Moons are displayed by size from largest to smallest.
captured dwarf planet
Neptune moons can be classified into two groups: regular (inner) moons and irregular (outer) moons. The 7 inner regular moons share similar orbital characteristics and are associated with the rings of Neptune. There are 7 outer irregular moons.
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