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Titan
Titan Moon

Moon of Saturn: Titan

Titan is the largest moon of the planet Saturn. It is the only moon known in the solar system to have a dense atmosphere and bodies of liquid on its surface. The atmosphere of Titan is mostly nitrogen and its surface is composed of water ice, rocks, and rivers, lakes, and seas of liquid methane and ethane. It is believed to have a subsurface liquid water ocean as well.

For a listing of all moons, see Moons of the Planets.

Titan Stats
      1. Mass (kg)
      2. 1.35e+23
      1. Radius (km)
      2. 2,575
      1. Density (gm/cm3)
      2. 1.88
      1. Distance from planet (km)
      2. 1,221,850
      1. Rotational period (days)
      2. 15.94542
      1. Orbital period (days)
      2. 15.94542
      1. Orbital velocity (km/sec)
      2. 5.58
      1. Eccentricity of orbit
      2. 0.0292
      1. Inclination of orbit (°)
      2. 0.33
      1. Albedo
      2. 0.21
      1. Magnitude (Vo)
      2. 8.28
      1. Atmosphere
      2. Nitrogen - 95%


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