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The Satellites of Saturn

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Solar System Moons

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On 25 March 1655, using a refractor that he designed and which provided a magnitude of 50, Christiaan Huygens (1629–1695) discovered the largest satellite of Saturn, which he simply called Luna Saturni but was later named Titan.

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(2010). The Satellites of Saturn. In: Solar System Moons. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68853-2_3

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