"Saturn's 6 Major Satellites in a Visual Montage"

Saturn's Family

 

This montage of images of the Saturnian system was prepared from an assemblage of images taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft during it's Saturn encounter in November 1980.

The 7 Major Moons of Saturn, in the order of their mass or size, would be in this order.
   ~ Titan ~ Rhea ~ Iapetus (not shown) ~ Dione ~ Tethys ~ Enceladus ~ Mimas

This artist's view shows Dione in the forefront, with Saturn rising behind, Tethys and Mimas fading in the distance to the lower right, Enceladus and Rhea off Saturn's Rings to the upper left, and Titan in it's distant orbit at the top.

The First 18 Satellites - Listed in the numerical order of their orbits would be as follows
   ~ Mimas 1 ~ Enceladus 2 ~ Tethys 3 ~ Dione 4 ~ Rhea 5 ~ Titan 6 ~ Hyperion 7
   ~ Iapetus 8 ~ Phoebe 9 ~ Janus 10 ~ Epimetheus 11 ~ Helene 12 ~ Telesto 13
   ~ Calypso 14 ~ Atlas 15 ~ Prometheus 16 ~ Pandora 17 ~ Pan 18

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