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Pan
Pan is the closest moon to the planet Saturn.

HistoryEdit

On July 16, 1990, Mark Showalter was looking at pictures from the Voyager 2 probe taken in 1981, when he found Pan. Ut was given the temporary name of S/1981 S13 because the pictures were taken in that year and it was a satellite of the planet Saturn.

TriviaEdit

  • Pan orbits in the Encke Gap in Saturn's A Ring.
  • Pan has a walnut shape.
  • Jupiter's moon Carme used to be called Pan.
  • It is 35 km across and 23 km high
  • It was named after the Greek god of shepherds because it was a shepherd moon.


Saturnian Moons
S/2009 S 1 - (nameless moonlets) - Pan - Daphnis - Atlas - Prometheus - Pandora - Epimetheus - Janus - Aegaeon - Mimas - Methone - Anthe - Pallene - Enceladus - Tethys - Telesto - Calypso - Dione - Helene - Polydeuces - Rhea - Titan - Hyperion - Iapetus - Kiviuq - Ijiraq - Phoebe - Paaliaq - Skathi - Albiorix - S/2007 S 2 - Bebhionn - Erriapus - Skoll - Siarnaq - Tarqeq - - S/2004 S 13 - Greip - Hyrrokin - Jarnsaxa - Tarvos - Mundilfari - S/2006 S 1 - S/2004 S 17 - Bergelmir - Narvi -Suttungr - Hati - S/2004 S 12 - Farbauti -Thrymr - Aegir - S/2007 S 3 - Bestla - S/2004 S 7 - S/2006 S 3 - Fenrir - Surtur - Kari - Ymir - Loge - Fornjot

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