Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fact of the Day: Lunar Saturn

Saturn's largest moon Titan was discovered by scientist Christiaan Huygens in 1655. He named it Luna Saturni, which literally means Saturn's Moon in Latin.

14 comments:

  1. Well, the name isn't inaccurate.

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  2. I like the name "Titan" better:D

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  3. Cool fact. And Mr. Huygens looks like he could have played guitar in an 80's hair band.

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  4. The Dutch led the way in grinding lenses so this isn't a surprise, although I didn't know this astronomer's name.

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  5. He didn´t complicate himself looking for a name. Kisses:)

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  6. I love everything that has to do with space, it's so fascinating! Thanks for sharing and passing by my blog! You should definitely visit a factory one day! You don't know what you're missing out on.

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  7. Oh wow, I love your blog so much. I bookmarked it because it's so informative.
    Really great. :) Love all the things that you share.

    -Ru.
    LOVESICKLILAC

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  8. A shockingly original name. Most scientists prefer their own....

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