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Triton (moon) - Wikipedia


Triton is the largest natural satellite of the planet Neptune. It was discovered on October 10, ... Triton's orbit is associated with two tilts, the inclination of Neptune's spin to Neptune'...

Triton - Overview | Planets - NASA Solar System Exploration


Triton is the only known satellite in our solar system to have a surface made mainly of nitrogen ice. ... Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton.

Triton: Neptune's Odd Moon - Space.com


Jun 30, 2016 ... Triton is the largest of Neptune's moons. Discovered in 1846 by British astronomer William Lassell – just weeks after Neptune itself was found ...

Neptune's Moon Triton - Views of the Solar System


Triton is the largest moon of Neptune, with a diameter of 2700 km. Triton is colder than any other measured object in the Solar System with a surface temperature ...

Triton (Moon) Facts - Space Facts


Triton is Neptune's largest moon and is the only large moon in the solar system to orbit in the opposite direction to its planet's rotation, this is known as a ...

Neptune's Moon Triton - Universe Today


May 11, 2006 ... The planets of the outer Solar System are known for being strange, as are their many moons. This is especially true of Triton, Neptune's largest ...

Triton, moon of Neptune - The Solar System on Sea and Sky


Triton is the largest of Neptune's moons. Triton is the coldest known object in the Solar System and is unusual because it orbits Neptune backwards.

Captive worlds: Is Neptune's moon Triton a kidnapped Pluto ...


Jun 10, 2015 ... The surface of Neptune's moon Triton is young and ice covered, with evidence for volcanic plains, as well as mounds and round pits built by icy ...

Neptune's Triton | StarDate Online


Triton, the largest satellite of Neptune, orbits in the opposite direction from most moons, suggesting that Neptune captured it in the distant past. Millions of years ...

Fast Facts: Neptune's moon, Triton - AmazingSpace -


5.877 days. Triton orbits in the opposite direction to Neptune's rotation (called a retrograde rotation). In addition, the same side of Triton always faces Neptune.