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Category Moon
Orbited Body Unknown
Periapsis Not Verified
Apoapsis Not Verified
Time Delay Not Calculated
Type of Visit Main Mission

Titan (tye'-tən, IPA /ˈtaɪtn̩/, Greek Τιτάν) or Saturn VI is the largest moon of Saturn and the second largest moon in the solar system, after Jupiter's moon Ganymede. It was discovered on 1655-03-25 by the Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens, and was the first satellite in the Solar System to be discovered after the Galilean moons of Jupiter. Titan is the only moon in our solar system to have a dense atmosphere. Until very recently, this atmosphere inhibited understanding of Titan's surface, but the moon is currently undergoing study by the Cassini-Huygens mission.

Spacesim Missions

Spacesim has visited Titan twice as a main mission destination:

See Also

For further information on Titan, see the About the Planet section of the OCESS Website.